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20th April 2018

This week's newest articles and book reviews


Book review: The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite

18th April 2018

Book review: The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite (Alessandro Busà) by Catalina Neculai


Registration open for 2018 International Conference on China Urban Development

11th April 2018

Registration for the 2018 International Conference on China Urban Development is now open

Urban News

The case for expanding access to mortgage credit, and one way to do it

20 Apr 2018, 5:15 p.m.

6.3 million borrowers who could have obtained loans under reasonable lending standards were not served from 2009 to 2015.


Changing immigration policies may prevent human trafficking survivors from seeking help and justice

20 Apr 2018, 2:15 p.m.

Interviews with 80 survivors of human trafficking reveal their steps to accessing justice and the barriers standing in the way.


Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka Officially Opens Community Infrastructure Initiatives Implemented by UN-Habitat in Nuwara Eliya District.

20 Apr 2018, 7:26 a.m.

6 April 2018, Nuwara Eliya. The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr. Lee Heon ...


How national data can help tackle the eviction crisis

19 Apr 2018, 5:15 p.m.

America's eviction crisis has long been rooted in anecdotal and city-specific information because of a lack of national eviction data


Should parents borrow from Social Security to finance paid leave?

19 Apr 2018, 2 p.m.

A recent proposal would allow new parents to trade future Social Security benefits for a few months of paid leave.


Pay for Success in Health Care

19 Apr 2018, 4 a.m.

Health care spending in the United States is high, and nearly half is paid by the federal government and by ...


Paying for Parental Leave with Future Social Security Benefits

19 Apr 2018, 4 a.m.

A recent proposal would allow new parents to trade future Social Security benefits for a few months of paid leave. ...


Striking teachers want better supplies. The data say those requests are justified

18 Apr 2018, 8:15 p.m.

Spending on instructional materials decreased more than 30 percent in Oklahoma and Kentucky over the past 15 years.

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A conversation about land rent, financialisation and housing

Book reviews with Manuel B Aalbers and Anne Haila

23rd March 2018

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‘Nice apartments, no jobs’: how former villagers experienced displacement and resettlement in the western suburbs of Shanghai

Blog by Yanpeng Jiang, Paul Waley and Sara González

2nd March 2018

A blog exploring how former villagers experienced displacement and resettlement in the western suburbs of ... Read More

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Roadmaps to utopia: tales of the smart city

Blog by Alan-Miguel Valdez, Matthew Cook and Stephen Potter

13th February 2018

A blog building on previous work looking at various sustainable innovation experiments deployed in an ... Read More

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The Built Environment and Trip Chaining Behavior Revisited: The Joint Effects of the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem and Tour Purpose

Blog by Liya Yang, Lingqian Hu and Zhenbo Wang

9th February 2018

A blog revisiting the built environment and trip chaining behaviour: the joint effects of the ... Read More

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Addressing the determinants of built-up expansion and densification processes at the regional scale

Blog by Ahmed Mustafa, Anton Van Rompaey, Mario Cools, Ismaïl Saadi and Jacques Teller

7th February 2018

A blog addressing the determinants of built-up expansion and densification processes at the regional scale Read More

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Shrinking metropolitan area: Costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage

Blog by Masatomo Suzuki and Yasushi Asami

31st January 2018

A blog on costly homeownership and slow spatial shrinkage Read More