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Have you even been curious about the link between sustainability policies and health? Take a look at this article by William L. Swann, Emily Brixey & Wayne Wohler

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Linking local sustainability policies to health outcomes: An analysis of the urban sustainability-health nexus, by William L. Swann, Emily Brixey & Wayne Wohler Abstract: Sustainable cities are assumed to be healthier, but the relationship between sustainability policies and health outcomes is conspicuously overlooked in the… Continue reading Have you even been curious about the link between sustainability policies and health? Take a look at this article by William L. Swann, Emily Brixey & Wayne Wohler

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Have you ever been curious about federal grand allocation and homeless programs? Take a look at this article by David Lee to learn more!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Is need enough? The determinants of intergovernmental grants to local homeless programs, by David Lee Abstract: The Continuum of Care (CoC) is one of the largest homeless programs in the U.S. The main goal of the CoC is to ameliorate homelessness by… Continue reading Have you ever been curious about federal grand allocation and homeless programs? Take a look at this article by David Lee to learn more!

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Does opposition to new housing development stem from the dislike of developments, or developers? Take a look at this article by Paavo Monkkonen & Michael Manville to learn more

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Opposition to development or opposition to developers? Experimental evidence on attitudes toward new housing, by Paavo Monkkonen & Michael Manville Abstract: Opposition to new housing at higher densities is a pervasive and understudied problem, and an obstacle to both urban sustainability and housing affordability.… Continue reading Does opposition to new housing development stem from the dislike of developments, or developers? Take a look at this article by Paavo Monkkonen & Michael Manville to learn more

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Would you like to learn more about the use of foreign infrastructure finance for urban regeneration? Take a look at this case study on the Kotokuraba Market Project in Ghana by Lewis Abedi Asante & Ilse Helbrecht

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. The urban dimension of Chinese infrastructure finance in Africa: A case of the Kotokuraba Market Project, Cape Coast, Ghana, by Lewis Abedi Asante & Ilse Helbrecht Abstract: For many years, Chinese infrastructure finance has been secured by African governments to provide infrastructure of national… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about the use of foreign infrastructure finance for urban regeneration? Take a look at this case study on the Kotokuraba Market Project in Ghana by Lewis Abedi Asante & Ilse Helbrecht

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Are you interested in learning more about the economic role of exports within smaller metropolitan areas? Take a look at this article by Ronald V. Kalafsky & William W. Graves

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Global reach and second-tier cities: An initial exploration of export activity from the bottom of the U.S. metropolitan hierarchy, by Ronald V. Kalafsky & William W. Graves Abstract: Urban-economic research has long been dominated by a focus on the largest cities. Nonetheless,… Continue reading Are you interested in learning more about the economic role of exports within smaller metropolitan areas? Take a look at this article by Ronald V. Kalafsky & William W. Graves

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “No Little Plans”, reviewed by John Walls

No Little Plans : How Government Built America’s Wealth and Infrastructure, by Ian Wray, New York, Routledge, 2019 Reviewed by: John Walls, Urban Planner (Retired) Ian Wray’s book is important because it provides a lucid explanation for the global decline of the United States. It also helps explain why current politics are increasingly toxic. The… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “No Little Plans”, reviewed by John Walls

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Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit”, reviewed by Simone Franzi

International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit, by Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wojcik (Eds), Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press, 2018. Reviewed by: Simone Franzi Virginia, Polytechnic Institute and State University How was the geography of global finance affected by the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)? Cassis and Wojcik’s book, International Financial… Continue reading Take a Look at this Preview of an Upcoming Book Review: “International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit”, reviewed by Simone Franzi

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Would you like to learn more about how the presence of independent lists influence voter turnout in elections? Take a look at this article by António F. Tavares, Ringa Raudla, & Tiago Silva to learn more!

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Best of both worlds? Independent lists and voter turnout in local elections, by António F. Tavares, Ringa Raudla, & Tiago Silva Abstract: How does the presence of independent lists influence voter turnout in municipal and sub-municipal elections? Despite the persistence of independent lists in local… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about how the presence of independent lists influence voter turnout in elections? Take a look at this article by António F. Tavares, Ringa Raudla, & Tiago Silva to learn more!

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Would you like to learn more about the reconfiguration of public spaces into vibrant urban centers? Take a look at Piper Gaubatz’s article focusing on New China (Xinhua) Square

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. New China Square: Chinese public space in developmental, environmental and social contexts, by Piper Gaubatz Abstract: Reconfigured public spaces—particularly those established during the early years of Mao’s China—are significant features in China’s urban core areas. The motivations for maintaining urban public spaces… Continue reading Would you like to learn more about the reconfiguration of public spaces into vibrant urban centers? Take a look at Piper Gaubatz’s article focusing on New China (Xinhua) Square

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Have you ever been curious about social impact bonds? Take a look at this article by Robert Ogman to learn more about ethical capitalism

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. “Ethical capitalism” in the city: Embedded economy or marketization? The case of social impact bonds, by Robert Ogman Abstract: This paper offers a cultural political economy approach to efforts to advance the “social investment market” as a specific crisis management strategy in… Continue reading Have you ever been curious about social impact bonds? Take a look at this article by Robert Ogman to learn more about ethical capitalism