Martin, R.L., Sunley, P., Tyler, P. and Gardiner, B. (2016) ‘Divergent Cities in Post-Industrial Britain’, Working Paper 2016-1. Published in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 269-299.  

Martin, R.L. (2016) ‘Divergent Urban Economic Development: Reflections on a Tale of Two Cities’ – A Review Essay on Storper, M., Kemeny, T., Makarem, N.P., and Osman, T: The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles, Working Paper 2016-2. Published in Regional Studies, vol. 50, no. 9, pp. 1623-1627.

Martin, R.L., Sunley, P., Gardiner, B., Evenhuis, E. and Tyler, P. (2017) ‘Structural Change and Productivity Growth in Cities’, Working Paper 2017-1.


Martin, R.L. (2016) ‘Divergent City Growth Paths’, invited paper presented at the Workshop on Future Cities, HM Treasury, London, 5 April.

Related work

Foresight project on the Future of Cities, reports on the economic performance of UK cities (2014-2016) (commissioned by the Government Office for Science): www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-cities-evolving-economic-performance-of-uk-cities.

Uneven Growth: Tackling City Decline (2014-2016) (commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation): www.jrf.org.uk/report/uneven-growth-tackling-city-decline