The OE Normality Tracker indicates that London has continued to underperform relative to other European cities, but there have been some modest...

Asian city economies were slowing down, even before Covid. While declines in working age populations will affect long term economic growth rates...

Our central view is that London’s dominance of Europe’s financial services sector is not hugely threatened by the failure to include the sector in...

Cities Key Themes 2021

Posted by Richard Holt on Jan 18, 2021

In 2021 the competitiveness and resilience of cities will be more important than ever before. Some issues are very specific, such as the impact of...

The latest published data show that Amsterdam suffered a much more severe recession during the first half of 2020 than the Netherlands as a whole....

The big four east coast cities, namely Boston, New York, Washington and Philadelphia, are among the largest, but not the fastest growing, US...

With the worst of the job losses behind us, and the outcome of the presidential election final, the country is focused on the distribution of a...

UK | London Monitor

Posted by Richard Holt on Dec 16, 2020

With a second lockdown implemented across England for the month of November, we have revised our estimate for London’s GVA downwards, to show a...

Although the 382 metropolitan statistics areas (metros) in the US take up less than 30% of the nation’s land area, they account for close to 90%...

With a second lockdown implemented across England for the month of November, we have revised our estimate for London’s GVA downwards, to show a...