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York: Prioritising Prosperity

Kieran Larkin

York must play to its strengths in science and technology and focus efforts on developing the York Northwest site, so it is best placed to recover from recession.

Report 10 Mar 2009
Innovation, science and the city

Centre for Cities

Innovation is a key driver of economic growth, but the emergence of innovation as a specialist policy area has also generated risks around policy prioritisation and problems on organisational fragmentation and policy coordination.

Report 9 Oct 2008
UK Cities in the Global Economy

Centre for Cities

As the UK faces the prospect of a recession, a new report from the Centre for Cities calls on the Government to double its efforts to help UK cities adjust to globalisation.

Report 9 Sep 2008
Two-track cities: The challenge of sustaining growth and building opportunity

Centre for Cities

This paper suggests that UK cities face a number of significant challenges in the years ahead. We have two-track cities those that have experienced success and renaissance in recent years, and those that have not. All cities still face the challenge of sharing opportunity and have concentrations of deprivation and worklessness. Those cities that have experienced high levels of economic growth face a number of challenges relating to sustaining growth such as congestion and environmental degradation.

Report 8 Jul 2007