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The Government’s growth-oriented policies are increasingly focused on big cities, while levelling up worries about redistribution. This is a helpful distinction.
The UK's productivity puzzleDoes London’s stuttering show that a focus on levelling up is wrong?
While London’s stuttering presents an additional productivity challenge, it should be possible for policy makers to deal with two separate productivity problems simultaneously.
The UK's productivity puzzleLondon’s (in)tangible loss
Weak investment in intangibles may be one of the explanations behind London’s weak productivity growth.
London's productivity growth has stalled since 2007, explaining a large part of the UK's 'productivity puzzle' and leaving it trailing behind its global peers.
The UK's productivity puzzleIs London the goose that has stopped laying the golden eggs?
The first blog of this series shows that London’s moved from leader to laggard in terms of the UK’s productivity growth, costing billions to the national economy.
Cities Outlook 2023Levelling up one year on: What should happen now?
One year after the publication of the white paper, and three years after a general election, the Government has very little to show on levelling up. This is what should happen now.
The new deal finally solves the mismatched geography of the North of Tyne mayoralty.
Labour’s new report is asking the right questions, but it needs a few more pieces to reach a complete solution to the puzzle.
City TalksCity Talks: What does the future look like for local government?
Andrew Carter and Tony Travers reflect on Jeremy Hunt's Autumn Statement with discussions focusing on the future of local government.