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17th September 2018

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10th September 2018

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23 Sep 2018, 12:07 p.m.

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After Post‐Development: On Capitalism, Difference, and Representation

21 Sep 2018, 11:28 a.m.

Abstract The post‐development school associated with the thought of Arturo Escobar treats development as a discursive invention of the West, ...

Subordinate financialization and financial subsumption in South Korea

21 Sep 2018, 9:16 a.m.


Insights from Early State Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis

21 Sep 2018, 4 a.m.

In recent years, the precipitous rise in opioid overdose fatalities in the United States has led to the widely held ...

Three ways technology can help nontraditional students succeed in online coursework

20 Sep 2018, 5:30 p.m.

In 2016, 31.6 percent of higher education students took at least one distance education course.

The “rent gap” still makes it cheaper to own than rent in these 17 cities

20 Sep 2018, 2 p.m.

In 17 of America's 33 largest metropolitan areas, owning a home is cheaper than renting.

EURA-UAA Confernce 2019 (Call for Papers)

20 Sep 2018, 12:43 p.m.

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Understanding the effects of homeownership and regional unemployment levels on internal migration during the economic crisis in Spain

20 Sep 2018, 11:49 a.m.


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Identification and Quantification of Urban Space in India: Defining Urban Macro-Structures

Blog by Joan Perez, Giovanni Fusco and François Moriconi-Ebrard

20th September 2018

Blog identifying and quantifying current levels of urbanisation in India: a new methodology maximising the ... Read More


Book review - The Dead City: Urban Ruins and the Spectacle of Decay

Authored by Paul Dobraszczyk and reviewed by Pablo Arboleda

19th September 2018

Book review of The Dead City: Urban Ruins and the Spectacle of Decay (Paul Dobraszczyk) ... Read More


An empirical approach to urban land monopoly: A case study of Barranquilla, Colombia

Blog by Nestor Garza and Colin Lizieri

18th September 2018

Blog that explores spatial and temporal land price changes to separate the “pure” effect of ... Read More


Housing Tenure of Immigrants and Children of Immigrants in France

Blog by Arthur Acolin

14th September 2018

Blog exploring if France can develop targeted policies to address the homeownership gap for children ... Read More


Imagining the future suburb

Blog by Cameron Johnson, Tom Baker and Francis L. Collins

13th September 2018

Blog exploring imaginations of post-suburbia: Suburban change and imaginative practices in Auckland, New Zealand Read More


Causes of urbanisation and counter-urbanisation in Zambia: Natural population increase or migration?

Blog by Owen Crankshaw and Jacqueline Borel-Saladin

12th September 2018

Blog addressing urbanisation and counter-urbanisation causes in Zambia by examining employment trends: from economic decline, ... Read More