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Have you ever wondered how hosting the Olympics may impact local residents? Take a look at this article by Harry H. Hiller and Richard A. Wanner

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. The Olympics as an urban policy choice: Post-Games assessments of economic value by host city residents, by Harry H. Hiller & Richard A. Wanner Abstract: Olympic boosters have increasingly encountered opposition among city residents about the idea of hosting the Games. Among factors leading… Continue reading Have you ever wondered how hosting the Olympics may impact local residents? Take a look at this article by Harry H. Hiller and Richard A. Wanner

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Are you interested in urban climate governance? Take a look at this unique case in Russia study from Jeroen van der Heijden, Olesya Luckmann, and Alexandra Cherkasheva

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Urban climate governance in Russia: Insights from Moscow and St. Petersburg, by Jeroen van der Heijden, Olesya Luckmann, and Alexandra Cherkasheva Abstract: Cities are considered key to addressing climate change. A substantial volume of scholarship is now available on urban climate transitions… Continue reading Are you interested in urban climate governance? Take a look at this unique case in Russia study from Jeroen van der Heijden, Olesya Luckmann, and Alexandra Cherkasheva

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Have you wanted to learn more about the phenomenon of the middle neighborhood? Take a look at Alan Mallach’s study into African-American middle neighborhoods in St. Louis

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Over the edge: Trajectories of African-American middle neighborhoods in St. Louis since 2000, by Alan Mallach Abstract: The phenomenon of the middle neighborhood, those urban working-class neighborhoods that are, in Paul Brophy’s words, “not in deep distress but not thriving either,” has… Continue reading Have you wanted to learn more about the phenomenon of the middle neighborhood? Take a look at Alan Mallach’s study into African-American middle neighborhoods in St. Louis

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Would you like to learn more about urban activism? Check out Christian Fröhlich’s new article, set in contemporary Russia

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Urban citizenship under post-Soviet conditions: Grassroots struggles of residents in contemporary Moscow, by Christian Fröhlich Abstract: This paper studies local urban activism in contemporary Russia and relates neighborhood protests and urban citizenship to conflicts over housing-related public space. It situates Moscow as… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about urban activism? Check out Christian Fröhlich’s new article, set in contemporary Russia

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Have you ever been curious about how educational budget cuts impact urban school districts? Take a look at this article by Mariah Kornbluh

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Untold student stories: Examining educational budget cuts within urban school settings, by Mariah Kornbluh Abstract: School choice, which allows a school district to accept students from other districts, has been enthusiastically touted in the state of Michigan and recently on a national… Continue reading Have you ever been curious about how educational budget cuts impact urban school districts? Take a look at this article by Mariah Kornbluh

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Journal of Urban Affairs: Scholar Development Program

The editors of the Journal of Urban Affairs are committed to supporting the development of the next generation of urban scholars. To this end, JUA has participated in the publishing workshops at the annual meetings of the Urban Affairs Association. At these workshops, recent graduates and beginning scholars have the opportunity to learn more about… Continue reading Journal of Urban Affairs: Scholar Development Program

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Have you ever struggled with methodological challenges while researching neighborhood effects? Take a look at this article by Christoph Zangger

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Making a place for space: Using spatial econometrics to model neighborhood effects, by Christoph Zangger Abstract: Researchers interested in neighborhood effects face many methodological challenges, including, among others, the unobserved selection into neighborhoods that might be associated with the outcome under study,… Continue reading Have you ever struggled with methodological challenges while researching neighborhood effects? Take a look at this article by Christoph Zangger

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Do you want to learn more about the emergence of cooperative cities? Take a look at this article by Stacey A. Sutton

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Cooperative cities: Municipal support for worker cooperatives in the United States, by Stacey A. Sutton Abstract: This article examines the emergence of cooperative cities, or municipalities creating enabling environments for worker-owned cooperatives since 2009 by adopting legislation and budget initiatives explicitly fitted… Continue reading Do you want to learn more about the emergence of cooperative cities? Take a look at this article by Stacey A. Sutton

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Do you have an interest in public art projects and their representation in urban public spaces? Take a look at this article by Andrew Zitcer and Salina M. Almanzar

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Public art, cultural representation, and the just city, by Andrew Zitcer and Salina M. Almanzar Abstract: Recent controversies around public art demonstrate that cultural representation in urban public space is enormously consequential. Given that urban planners and policymakers are often involved in… Continue reading Do you have an interest in public art projects and their representation in urban public spaces? Take a look at this article by Andrew Zitcer and Salina M. Almanzar

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Have you ever been curious about how cities can reduce property tax delinquencies? Take a look at this article from Timothy R. Hodge.

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Decreasing delinquency through assessment reductions: Evidence from Detroit, by Timothy R. Hodge Abstract: Detroit recently decreased assessments for 3 consecutive years, 2014–2016, with 2 possible types of reduction: a decrease in assessment without a decrease in property tax bill or a decrease… Continue reading Have you ever been curious about how cities can reduce property tax delinquencies? Take a look at this article from Timothy R. Hodge.