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Latest updates on Urban Studies

12th November 2018

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news


The December issue of Urban Studies is now available online

8th November 2018

Volume 55 Issue 16 (December 2018) is now available online


Urban Studies Foundation Symposium

7th November 2018

The Urban Studies Foundation will be hosting a morning symposium on 13 December 2018.


Latest updates on Urban Studies

5th November 2018

Updates from Urban Studies and the latest urban news

Urban News

Can the private sector help address the global refugee crisis?

16 Nov 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Conflicts and instability have expelled more than 68 million men, women, and children from their homes around the world.


How local philanthropy is addressing Fresno, California’s severe economic inequities

16 Nov 2018, 3:15 p.m.

Fresno is one of America's youngest, most diverse, and fastest-growing cities, but it also has a high rate of concentrated ...


Vera Songwe: Closing the Tech Gender Gap

16 Nov 2018, 2:11 p.m.


Jordan National Urban Policy Launching Workshop

16 Nov 2018, 10:42 a.m.

Amman, November 16, 2018 – Under the leadership of Mr. Walid Masri, Minister of Municipal Affairs (MoMA) of The Hashemite ...


Is It Time to Raise the Social Security Retirement Age?

16 Nov 2018, midnight

Social Security faces a long-term financing problem. The program now spends more than it collects each year, and Social Security’s ...


How often and where do businesses move?

15 Nov 2018, 7:15 p.m.

Amazon’s move has sparked debate, but the migration of firms and their corresponding jobs is seen as a barometer of ...


By targeting SNAP, the expanded “public charge” rule could worsen food insecurity

15 Nov 2018, 4:45 p.m.

Some immigrant applicants who use SNAP to feed their families could be deemed a public charge and denied admission to ...


Location factors in foreign direct investment at the local level: the case of Poland

15 Nov 2018, 12:30 p.m.

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Deadline extension for Cities Futures IV Conference

6th November 2018

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Book Review - Transgressive Citizenship and the Struggle for Social Justice: The Right to the City in São Paulo

Authored by Lucy Earle and reviewed by Bianca Tavolari

16th November 2018

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13th November 2018

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Exploring the significance of domestic investment for foreign direct investment in China: A city-network approach

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7th November 2018

Blog exploring the relationship between DI and FDI cross-territorial capital flows reshaping China’s economic geography ... Read More

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Functional responsibilities of municipal government: Metropolitan disparities and instruments of intergovernmental management

Blog by Agustín León-Moreta

1st November 2018

Blog exploring what determines the functional service responsibilities of municipal government. A local public economies ... Read More

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Neighbourhood Effects in Cross-Atlantic Perspective: A Longitudinal Analysis of Impacts on Intergenerational Mobility in the United States and Germany

Blog by Junia Howell

25th October 2018

Blog comparing neighbourhood effects on intergenerational mobility in the US and Germany. The paper underscores ... Read More

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Book review - Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century

Authored by Marc Matera and reviewed by Ben Gowland

24th October 2018

Book review of Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century (Marc ... Read More