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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

Urban News

What separates the most- and least-inclusive cities in the country?

25 Apr 2018, 2:45 p.m.

A new report examines economic and racial inclusion in 274 of the most-populous US cities over the past 40 years


Land Conference in Sudan to discuss challenges and opportunities for peace and stability through good land governance

25 Apr 2018, 1:36 p.m.

Through the support of Qatar Fund for Development and the United Nations Darfur Fund in Sudan; UN-Habitat, UNDP, FAO, the ...


Message on the occasion of World Malaria Day

25 Apr 2018, 6:27 a.m.

Today, we mark World Malaria Day. I would like to join the world in remembering the millions of people who ...


UN-Habitat: Ready to Beat Malaria, 25 April 2018

25 Apr 2018, 6:27 a.m.

Today, we mark World Malaria Day. I would like to join the world in remembering the millions of people who ...


Small-Dollar Mortgages for Single-Family Residential Properties

25 Apr 2018, 4 a.m.

There is a significant lack of financing available for low-cost homes, which many first-time homebuyers and low- and middle-income families ...


Inclusive Recovery in US Cities

25 Apr 2018, 4 a.m.

Some cities have harnessed economic recoveries to improve on inclusion, or the opportunity for all residents—particularly historically excluded populations—to benefit ...


To create evidence-based preschool policy, we first need to democratize the evidence

24 Apr 2018, 1:45 p.m.

Research on how to maximize the effectiveness and equity of public preschool has not kept pace with the growth of ...


Housing Finance at a Glance: A Monthly Chartbook, April 2018

24 Apr 2018, 4 a.m.

The April 2018 edition of At A Glance, the Housing Finance Policy Center’s reference guide for mortgage and housing market ...

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Re-assembling sustainable food cities: An exploration of translocal governance and its multiple agencies

Blog by Dr. Ana Moragues-Faus

25th April 2018

A blog exploring the transformative potential of translocalism in the food system: the UK Sustainable ... Read More

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A conversation about land rent, financialisation and housing

Book reviews with Manuel B Aalbers and Anne Haila

23rd March 2018

Manuel B Aalbers and Anne Haila discuss their respective recent books, 'The Financialization of Housing: ... Read More

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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