Places assumed to have weak local economies, hollowed-out by a workforce commuting elsewhere, may instead be thriving
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As robots take over the world of work, this report investigates the types of skills that humans will increasingly need to succeed in the future.
Young people flock to cities for university – but an even larger number of high-skilled people go the other way
The Brexit vote highlighted the need to help both struggling towns AND cities, not create a divide between them
Towns and cities have different roles to play in the economy, and the success of one is often dependent on the other.
The 'long tail' of low productivity firms will not be answer to the productivity puzzle, instead the focus should be on the firms that export goods and services locally and beyond.
The key issues local leaders should consider while developing Local Industrial Strategies.
The second in our briefing series looks at the geography of the UK economy and why this matters for the industrial strategy.
Lessons from the Rhine-Ruhr and Randstad
A Century of CitiesWhy are new towns the fastest growing UK cities over the last century?
Crawley and Peterborough have grown remarkably, but the two cities now face very different challenges