Paul Swinney
Paul leads on the data analysis undertaken by the Centre, and has a particular interest in research on private sector growth, enterprise and labour market issues. His recent work has focused on the importance of city centres, educational outcomes and the variation in business metrics across UK cities.

Entries by Paul Swinney

We Must Think Cities for a Balanced Economic Recovery

(0) Comments | Posted 27 January 2014 | (16:28)

It looks increasingly likely that the UK economy has now entered into a period of sustained recovery, following the deepest peacetime recession in the last 100 years. But as the seventh edition of Cities Outlook shows, this recovery is far from balanced, and our cities need more control...

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Britain Needs More Houses, But It Doesn't Need Them Everywhere

(4) Comments | Posted 23 January 2013 | (23:00)

There has been much coverage of the need for new houses in recent weeks. But while the case for new homes is clear, there has been much less dialogue over where these new homes are required. And as our latest report, 'Cities Outlook 2013', sponsored by the LGA,...

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