Despite a partial recovery in H2 2020, Canada’s GDP contracted by 5.4% last year with a secondary wave of COVID-19 infections slowing growth. All...

After an extraordinary downturn across Asian city economies in 2020 we expect a broad return to growth in 2021. But while many cities that...

An accelerated vaccine roll-out has raised optimism that social distancing measures will be relaxed in the coming months. The stimulus from the...

We forecast that seven out of Europe’s top 30 cities will see their GDP return to pre-pandemic levels in 2021. The rest will have to wait until...

Following the terrible disappointment of the last decade, the era of lows – low GDP growth, inflation, real interest rates, asset returns, and...

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...

After an unprecedented year the economic recovery is underway. Thus far fiscal policy has done much of the heavy lifting, and government spending...

2020 has been an incredibly difficult year for the Travel & Tourism industry, with the coronavirus outbreak reaching all countries and causing...

The eurozone economy has been one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but we expect the 2021 rebound to be the strongest in its...

As the recovery matures, we expect private sector spending to step up in 2021 while policy support retreats. Meanwhile, as China embarks on its...