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Cities and regions


How much income you have, how that income has grown, and how far that incomes stretches – particularly with regard to housing costs – depends to a large extent on where you live in Britain. Our work focuses on regional living standards trends, and the role of local and regional policy in shaping those shifts.

Contacts

Lindsay Judge

Research Director
T: 0203 372 2960
E: lindsay.judge@resolutionfoundation.org

Charlie McCurdy

Economist
T: 020 3372 2981
E: charlie.mccurdy@resolutionfoundation.org
Events

Stagnation Nation

The role of Greater Manchester in renewing the UK’s economic strategy for the 2020s

A joint event with Resolution Foundation and Greater Manchester Combined Authority Register to attend in person. The United Kingdom is facing a decisive decade of huge economic change, from tackling…
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Events

The future of the UK economy

Navigating a route to a fairer and more prosperous Northern Ireland, and beyond

The whole of the United Kingdom is facing a decisive decade of huge economic change, from tackling the energy bills crisis, to restructuring after Brexit and the pandemic, and urgently…
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Publications

The Big Brexit

An assessment of the scale of change to come from Brexit

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Leaving the EU represents the largest change in the UK’s relationship with the rest of the world in nearly half a century. It is a profound change in economic governance,…
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Publications

Right Where You Left Me?

Analysis of the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on local economies in the UK

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Now that the Covid-19 pandemic is largely behind us, this report, part of the Economy 2030 Inquiry, considers what might be the long-term impacts of Covid-19 on spatial inequalities across…
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All over the place

Perspectives on local economic prosperity

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The place where one is born, educated and works can have a profound bearing on one’s living standards. But how do people who live in different types of places experience…
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Events

All change please?

What going for growth could mean for different places across Britain

After a decade of stagnation and many decades of persistent regional economic divides, the task of securing a brighter economic future for a wider range of places is now up…
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Comment

Levelling-up: The Blair-Osborne Project

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There have been many attempts in the past to reduce the gaps between richer and poorer parts of the UK. But despite progress on some measures (most notably employment and…
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Solving the productivity puzzle

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Regional inequalities are a longstanding feature within UK political debate. However, they have gained additional pertinence in the years since the 2008 financial crisis. From the 2016 EU referendum result,…
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