Editors’ Featured Articles

Read this quarter's Editors’ Featured Articles, which are available free access on a temporary basis.

Each year, Urban Studies publishes around 180 articles advancing the field of urban knowledge. To further promote and facilitate the work of urban scholars we have now introduced Editors’ Featured Articles, which will be accessible via the Urban Studies Online website.

Editors’ Featured Articles makes popular and significant articles that have been recently published available to access for free on a temporary basis. In addition, selective papers that are not yet in print but connect with the subject matter of these articles in interesting ways will also be available on a temporary free access basis via the website. Featured articles will be updated every quarter.

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Migrant place-making in super-diverse neighbourhoods: Moving beyond ethno-national approaches

by Simon Pemberton, Jenny Phillimore

Experiences of place-making in super-diverse areas of Birmingham and Liverpool.

Estimating the local employment impacts of immigration: A dynamic spatial panel model

by Bernard Fingleton, Daniel Olner, Gwilym Pryce

Fingleton et al find that no migrant group has a statistically significant long-term negative effect on employment in London.

Housing, urban growth and inequalities: The limits to deregulation and upzoning in reducing economic and spatial inequality

by Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Michael Storper

Rodríguez-Pose and Storper argue the basic motors of features of the economy are the current geography of employment, wages and skills.

A regional growth ecology, a great wall of capital and a metropolitan housing market

by David Ley

Ley examines the globalisation of property in Gateway Cities, and its contribution to house price inflation in h Vancouver.

Temporary use of space: Urban processes between flexibility, opportunity and precarity

by Ali Madanipour

Analysing the temporary use of space in the context of the urban development process.

Temporary use in England’s core cities: Looking beyond the exceptional

by Michael Martin, Stephen Hincks, Iain Deas

Martin et al develop an understanding of the structural and spatial characteristics of regulated forms of temporary use across England’s core cities using Bristol and Liverpool as case studies.