COVID-19 and the future of big cities

Footfall in UK cities since lockdown. Source: Centre for Cities High Street Tracker, Locomizer.

Update, 11 December: Henry and I have rebuilt the piece to take account of the latest vaccine developments. Read that here.

23 September: I’ve done a long read for the Economics Observatory on what COVID-19 and other pandemics might mean for big cities in the future. It’s co-authored with Henry Overman at LSE.

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Max Nathan

Max Nathan

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UCL & CEP. Co-founder @centreforcities and @whatworksgrowth. Urbanism, economics, innovation, migration and public policy. My views. I’m at www.maxnathan.com.