Cities in 2021, key themes and outlook

After a dismal 2020, cities across the world should see growth bounce back sharply in 2021. But cities may not look and feel like they did pre-Covid. In this webinar we will cover the key themes that will affect the recovery in 2021, and also the issues that will shape the debate over the future of the world’s major cities.

Headshot - circle (1)-3

 

 

Anthony Light | Director of City Services

Anthony is Director of City Services at Oxford Economics. He specialises in sub-national economic forecasting and analysis and is responsible for overseeing our suite of global city forecasting services and city consultancy projects. Anthony has worked extensively with a broad range of clients across both the public and private sectors, especially the real estate industry.

Headshot - circle-3

 

 

Richard Holt | Head of Global Cities Research

Richard is Head of Global Cities Research, with responsibility for developing Oxford Economics’ in-depth knowledge of city and regional economies, globally. Richard contributes to both our regular city forecast services and to our consultancy offer, leading major assignments for private and public sector clients. Richard has worked as an economist in London, Birmingham and New York, for the Confederation of British Industry, in the City of London for Scrimgeour Kemp-Gee, for Experian and for Capital Economics. 

 

Back to Events

Related Services

Men on construction site

Event

Will Asia construction survive rising construction costs?

The construction sector has seen a surge in activity following the gradual fading in Covid restrictions across different countries. However, the Russia-Ukraine conflict and continued lockdowns in China have further exacerbated supply chain constraints and increasing construction costs. In this webinar we will discuss the outlook for construction activity in Asia including the risks and implications of increasing construction costs.

Find Out More
United Nations

Event

Frontier market turmoil: Argentina’s value, Sri Lanka’s crisis, Egyptian FX worries

Frontier markets will continue to be volatile in the near term, but bond valuations are attractive with plenty of arbitrage opportunities. We see value in Argentine bonds, as the country should benefit from higher commodity prices and liquidity risks are contained; we focus on the light at the end of Sri Lanka’s tunnel, with markets failing to price in the possibility of a successful IMF program; and also our concerns that further depreciation may be consistent with Egyptian stabilisation efforts.

Find Out More