Economic trends are concentrating jobs in cities. Policy should foster the benefits of 'agglomeration', and address the costs.
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Our annual health check of the largest cities and towns asks: how do we build a high-wage, low-welfare economy?
A new paper by Roger Martin, Richard Florida and others shows thriving cities in the US tend to have higher income inequality.
Our briefing maps employment in the Humber LEP in order to understand the development of the area's economy.
Andrew talks to Ryan Avent and Giles Wilkes about how technological change will affect the way we make a living.
A Century of CitiesThe return of the big city
Birmingham and Manchester have not created enough knowledge jobs to relieve their industrial hangover, but they are well on their way.
A Century of CitiesKIBS and candy floss: economic change in coastal towns since 1911
Brighton and Blackpool offer an interesting comparison when looking at the fate of coastal cities over the last century.
A Century of CitiesHanging by a thread
Former cotton towns have struggled to create jobs in new industries. They need to follow Manchester's lead.
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
A Century of CitiesWhat is the future for manufacturing in UK cities?
The second in a three part blog looking at the changing shape of manufacturing.