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Regional growth gains worth more than £200bn over next decade - CBI

Regional growth gains worth more than £200bn over next decade - CBI | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
New CBI report lays out plans to power UK productivity and increase UK economy by more than 10% in a decade
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Unlocking Growth in the North

Unlocking Growth in the North | Urban Studies | Scoop.it

 Addleshaw Goddard, Grant Thornton and Atkins launched a report calling on the Government to make a revolutionary funding commitment in the Autumn Statement and devolve Northern transport powers without delay. full text at http://downloads2.dodsmonitoring.com/downloads/Misc_Files/GrantThorntonNorth.pdf

 

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The CityStrength Diagnostic - Resilient Cities Program

The CityStrength Diagnostic - Resilient Cities Program | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
Conducted under the World Bank’s Resilient Cities Program, CityStrength is a rapid diagnostic that aims to help cities enhance their resilience to a variety of shocks. It encourages collaboration to more efficiently tackle issues and unlock opportunities.
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The New Urban Agenda - Habitat III

The New Urban Agenda - Habitat III | Urban Studies | Scoop.it

The New Urban Agenda, a new global standard for sustainable cities, has been adopted at Habitat 3. It is a roadmap for building cities that can serve as engines of prosperity and centres of cultural and social well-being while protecting the environment.

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The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its interim report into the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford corridor.

The National Infrastructure Commission publishes its interim report into the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford corridor. | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
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Gentrification and its discontents - Centre for Cities

Gentrification and its discontents - Centre for Cities | Urban Studies | Scoop.it

The gentrification debate needs to look beyond changes at the neighbourhood level, and adopt a city-wide perspective. Podcast

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Culture, cities and identity in Europe

Culture, cities and identity in Europe | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
This study was commissioned by EESC from Culture Action Europe and Agenda 21 for Culture. It provides an overview of the factors in EU city development linked to culture and identity through selective qualitative and quantitative analysis of research in the public domain
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12 Cities - H2 2016- Savills Research

12 Cities - H2 2016- Savills Research | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
Why visitor numbers reflect the success of global cities
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This issue of 12 Cities looks at the impact of different types of visitors on our world cities. Overall, it shows how both domestic and overseas visitors contribute to the life and vitality of a city
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Habitat III - follow the progress and get the facts from our resources

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development which takes place biennially . Here are some links to useful resources on it.

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Smart cities – Guide to establishing a decision-making framework for sharing data and information services: Draft British Standard

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Vibrant Economy Index

Vibrant Economy Index | Urban Studies | Scoop.it

Vibrant Economy Index - From Grant Thornton  A new way to measure the success of our nation. We believe a vibrant economy is one that goes beyond financial returns and takes into account the wellbeing of society and everybody’s ability to thrive.

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The State of European Cities Report: European Commission

The State of European Cities Report: European Commission | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
European Commission – Regional Policy - Inforegio
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The Great British Brain Drain - Centre for Cities

The Great British Brain Drain - Centre for Cities | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
Attracting and retaining talent is increasingly critical for the success of city economies, but this is a big challenge for many of our cities. While the UK’s great universities are spread around the country, many graduates head straight for the bright lights of the capital after completing their studies.
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Urban mobility - EU

Urban mobility - EU | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
The purpose of TRIP is to collect, structure, analyse and disseminate the results of EU-supported transport research and research financed nationally in the European Research Area (ERA), together with selected global research programmes. The TRIP web portal can be found at www.transport-research.info The purpose of this Research Theme Analysis Report is to provide an overview of research performed (mostly) in the EU collated by the TRIP, providing a view across many projects that fall under the theme. It provides an assessment of the reported results from the research projects, giving scientific and policy perspectives. The theme of Urban Mobility has been divided into seven subthemes, as follows: - accessibility; - freight transport; - intelligent transport systems (ITS); - low carbon transport technologies; - sustainable public transport; - Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs); - urban land use
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Health innovation: Breathing life into the northern powerhouse: IPPR North report

Health innovation: Breathing life into the northern powerhouse: IPPR North report | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
The north of England s health science sector is a vital economic asset This report investigates the strengths and specialisms of the sector across and within the North and explores how a place based industrial strategy can help it realise its full potential
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In skills and productivity, the Northern Powerhouse looks more like eastern Europe: Citymetric blog post

In skills and productivity, the Northern Powerhouse looks more like eastern Europe: Citymetric blog post | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
One of the most striking findings of the Centre for Cities' recent Competing with the Continent report is that most UK cities lag behind European counterparts in terms of productivity. That's a trend particularly evident in the Northern Powerhouse region, where all 21 cities are below the European urban productivity average of £56,300 Gross Value Added per worker, and all but two (Leeds and Warrington) are among the 25 per cent least productive places in the continent.
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Lethal and illegal: Solving London’s air pollution crisis: IPPR

Lethal and illegal: Solving London’s air pollution crisis: IPPR | Urban Studies | Scoop.it
London s air pollution is a deadly and mounting public health problem one that demands immediate as well as long term action from the city s new mayor and from Westminster Our report sets out that urgently needed strategy
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Landscapes of extended ruralisation: postcolonial suburbs in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Claire Mercer - 2016 - Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers

Landscapes of extended ruralisation: postcolonial suburbs in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Claire Mercer - 2016 - Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers | Urban Studies | Scoop.it

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Creating age-friendly cities: UK Parliament briefing note

This POSTnote will first look at the housing needs of older people and how wider community planning can take into account this increasing demographic.
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Cities, Violence and Order: The Challenges and Complex - IDS Bulletin

The IDS Bulletin is an open access, peer-reviewed journal exploring emerging international development topics.
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WHO Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016)

The database contains results of urban outdoor air pollution monitoring from almost 1600 cities in 91 countries.

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