Twenty years ago the economist Frances Cairncross predicted that communications technologies would lead to the spreading of jobs away from cities. In the decades since precisely the opposite has happened. But is Covid-19 about to change all that?
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City TalksCity Talks: Does cluster policy work? Evaluating Tech City with Dr Max Nathan
Clusters such as Silicon Valley are liked by policymakers for many reasons. They are visible, often prestigious, and are effectively cities in miniature. They take the things that make urban...
Join us for this City Horizons event on the rise of the intangible economy
Cities need to address the skills gaps which prevent many people making the most of existing connections
Several cities have opened their doors to the new Channel 4 HQ, but do they meet the broadcaster’s key criteria?
The fall in emissions in urban industry has helped cut UK CO2 levels, but reductions in transport emissions have been much more modest