This paper explores the economic evolution of Peterborough in comparison with broader national economic developments.
This paper explores the economic history of Tees Valley as it compares to the broader national economic structure and change.
This paper explores Glasgow’s economic history as it compares to the broader national economic structure and change.
This paper explores Bristol’s economic history as it compares to the broader national economic structure and change.
Our submission to the industrial strategy suggests that place needs to play a bigger role in the strategy as a whole
In this paper, we find that structural change has had a big impact on cities, but it doesn’t explain everything.
This paper by Ron Martin and Ben Gardiner explores the scale of the challenge of truly creating a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ and spatially rebalancing the economy.
This paper by Ron Martin, Peter Sunley, Ben Gardiner, Emil Evenhuis and Peter Tyler looks at how productivity growth has differed across 85 cities since the beginning of the 1970s and finds that it is factors specific to the cities that influence their economic performance.
This essay reviews the recent book by Michael Storper et al The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles. The book uses the case studies of San Francisco and Los Angeles to reflect on how economic growth in many cities has diverged over time and seeks to explain why this Read More…
This is the first working paper exploring the themes and questions of the City Evolutions project – namely how UK city economies have changed and adapted over time, and how some cities have grown faster than others. Specifically, this paper examines how far UK cities have experienced different economic growth pathways, and asks how far Read More…