This paper explores the Government's developing strategy for the Structural Funds, and argues that European assistance should continue to be focused outside London and the South East. But this time, the UK should concentrate limited EU resources on city-regions - rather than spread them too widely. This will have positive economic benefits for the country as a whole.
Centre for Cities has re-launched as an independent think tank. You can visit them online at http://www.centreforcities.org.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.