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Work patterns over time—not in a single month—show how working adults use SNAP

17 Aug 2018, 2:30 p.m.

The White House Council of Economic Advisers analyzed a single month of data to argue for additional work requirements for ...

Sri Lankan plantation workers benefit from Government of India funded housing

17 Aug 2018, 8:48 a.m.

Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka 12 August 2018: One hundred and fifty eight families in Nuwara Eliya district of Sri Lanka ...

Providing Somali youth hope through job creation

17 Aug 2018, 7:35 a.m.

Mogadishu, Somalia, 16 August 2018 (Mogadishu, Somalia) – UN-Habitat has launched a new training programme for youth in Somalia named ...

Child care support is critical for advancing job training and workforce development

16 Aug 2018, 1:45 p.m.

A new survey shows how local workforce development boards are aiming to help low-income parents.

UN Habitat and South Sudan government celebrate International Youth Day in Juba

16 Aug 2018, 1:15 p.m.

Juba 16 August 2018 – In commemoration of the International Youth Day, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports of ...

Latin American experts share knowledge at Urban Accountability Workshop

16 Aug 2018, 11:12 a.m.

Niterói, Brazil 16 August 2018 – A group of 25 experts from Latin America shared key insights and best practices ...

Consultant – Urban Economy and Municipal Finance-Nairobi- Deadline 21 August 2018

16 Aug 2018, 7:11 a.m.

CONSULTANCY JOB OPENING Issued on: 16th August 2018 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: Urban Economy and Finance Branch, UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Home Based ...

Project Assistant,Kakuma, Turkana County, Deadline: 22 August 2018

16 Aug 2018, 4:26 a.m.

Terms of Reference Project Assistant Job Opening: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Job Title: Project Assistant General Expertise: Human Settlements ...

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Book Review - New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times

Authored by AM Simone & E Pieterse and reviewed by William Monteith

1st August 2018

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Understanding the role of life events on residential mobility for low-income, subsidised households

Blog by Ruoniu Wang, Rebecca Walter, Abdulnaser Arafat and Jie Song

22nd June 2018

Blog post examining the relationship between life events and residential mobility for low-income families in ... Read More


Spatial structure and labor productivity: Evidence from prefectures in China

Blog by Wan Li, Bindong Sun and Tinglin Zhang

6th June 2018

A blog examining evidence for the role morphological monocentricity plays in enhancing productivity in China Read More


The illicit side of urban development: Corruption and organised crime in the field of urban planning

Blog by Francesco Chiodelli

16th May 2018

A blog on corruption in the planning domain and the illicit side of urban development Read More