News from Urban Studies

Shrinking metropolitan area

13th December 2017

Shrinking metropolitan area: Costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage


Whose ‘fault’ is it?

12th December 2017

Whose ‘fault’ is it? Becoming homeless in Singapore


Jiawen Yang from Peking University discusses transportation issues in urban China

7th December 2017

watch the vodcast of Professor Jiawen Yang from Peking University as he discusses the challenges of transportation in urban China


Financialising urban water infrastructure

7th December 2017

Financialising urban water infrastructure: Extracting local value, distributing value globally


New book review essay on Domestic Fortress

4th December 2017

Book Review and Author Response: Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Urban News

Tyre City Profile 2017

13 Dec 2017, 7:55 a.m.

Tyre, often referred to by its Arabic name of Sour, is a harbour city well recognized for its mercantile activity ...


A survey reveals cautious optimism in the DC region and a road map to inclusive prosperity

12 Dec 2017, 6:30 p.m.

DC area residents have a generally positive perception of their home, but satisfaction varies by income levels and ethnic groups.


Federal uncertainty could threaten progress in combating veteran homelessness

12 Dec 2017, 4:30 p.m.

The VA plans to reallocate funds from a program that helps homeless veterans with disabilities.


Territorial Taxation: Choosing Among Imperfect Options

12 Dec 2017, midnight

Both territorial and worldwide systems for taxing income of multinational companies are difficult to implement because the concepts of income ...


Housing Policy Expert, Consultant,Deadline: 31 December 2017

11 Dec 2017, 4:38 p.m.

CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on: 11 Dec 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat DUTY STATION: Home based with availability to Travel FUNCTIONAL ...


Strategy and Framework Consultant, (Nairobi), Deadline: 19 December 2017

11 Dec 2017, 4:28 p.m.

CONSULTANT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Issued on 11 December 2017 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat DUTY STATION: Nairobi, Kenya FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Strategy and Framework ...


Supporting local businesses can help revitalize neighborhoods

11 Dec 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Most research on changing neighborhoods focuses on residents, but local businesses are also at risk of displacement.


Training in Palestine on good land governance for peace, development, and human rights

11 Dec 2017, 8:28 a.m.

Ramallah, Palestine, 10 December, 2017, The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) office in Palestine and the Global Land Tool ...

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7th December 2017

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29th November 2017

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Embodied geographies of liveability and urban parks

Blog by Gordon Waitt

1st December 2017

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Urban Shrinkage Is Not Just a Phase… And That’s OK

Blog by Maxwell D. Hartt

20th November 2017

A blog exploring urban shrinkage Read More

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Neighborhoods, local networks, and the non-linear path of the expiration and preservation of federal rental subsidies

Blog by Kathryn Howell

10th November 2017

A blog exploring neighborhoods, local networks, and the non-linear path of the expiration and preservation ... Read More

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Capital gains as a driver of housing wealth inequality

Blog by Barend Wind & Lina Hedman

26th October 2017

A blog exploring capital gains as a driver of housing wealth inequality. Read More

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The Monument Debate: A Good Use for Disorder

Blog by John Crossan

29th September 2017

A blog on the far right and the city. Read More

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Beyond Unemployment: Informal Employment and Heterogeneous Motivations for Participating in Street Vending in Present-day China

Blog by Gengzhi Huang, Hong-ou Zhang, Desheng Xue

20th September 2017

A blog on informal employment and heterogeneous motivations for participating in street vending in present-day ... Read More