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New articles available on Urban Studies

18th June 2018

This week's articles published on OnlineFirst

The July issue of Urban Studies is now available online

14th June 2018

Volume 55, Issue 9 (July 2018) now available online

USF Seminar Series - Call for applications

12th June 2018

In the 2018 competition, USF seeks to support between 6 and 8 seminar series, in each case up to a maximum of £20,000.

Urban News

Foreign investment could help lift millions of Africans out of poverty

25 Jun 2018, 6:48 a.m.

“FDI …has both negative and positive effects and careful choices need to be made by cities in the pursuit of ...

UN-HABITAT 2018 International Urban Design Student Competition

25 Jun 2018, 6:08 a.m.

Urban Heritage & Transformation: Wuhan, China. UN-Habitat in collaboration with the Wuhan Land Use and Spatial Planning Research Centre (WLSP) ...

Using evidence to accelerate solutions

22 Jun 2018, 2:15 p.m.

Researchers must advance evidence-based solutions to the challenges facing our changing workforce and social fabric.

Companion to Planning in the Global South

22 Jun 2018, 1:50 p.m.

There has been a growing recognition that planning ideas emerging from the industrialised economies of the ‘Global North’ are not ...

Training stakeholders on sustainable urban planning and housing in Belarus

22 Jun 2018, 9:22 a.m.

Grodno, 1 June 2018 From 31 May to 1 June 2018, in Grodno, republic of Belarus, over 75 people (including ...

Fifty Years after the Poor People’s Campaign, Are We Achieving an Equitable Society?

22 Jun 2018, 4 a.m.

1968 was a watershed year for social justice policy. By then, major pieces of civil rights legislation had prohibited discrimination ...

Africa’s Untapped Revenues with Alex Segura

21 Jun 2018, 7:41 p.m.

Better data are key to helping states meet the needs of LGBTQI people

21 Jun 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Despite progress toward collecting data on the LGBTQI population, there is still a long way to go.

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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


Mixed neighbourhoods and native out-mobility in the Oslo region: the importance of parenthood

Blog by Terje Wessel and Viggo Nordvik

9th May 2018

Are native parents in the Oslo area prone to leave neighbourhoods with a high share ... Read More


Diversity and migrant enterprise: beyond the economic dividend

Blog by Trevor Jones, Monder Ram, María Villares-Varela

30th April 2018

A blog exploring how migrant entrepreneurs contribute to economic development. Read More