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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.

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Call for Papers: Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Special Issue: The Arts and the City

Guest editors: - Eleonora Redaelli, Associate Professor, University of Oregon - Deborah Stevenson, Professor, Western Sydney University Aim and theme of the issue: What is the role of the arts in the city? The literature in urban cultural policy has engaged with this question from the perspectives of different disciplines, with debates often gravitating around… Continue reading Call for Papers: Journal of Urban Affairs (JUA) Special Issue: The Arts and the City

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Do you want to learn more about market-based approaches for public education reform? Check out this article by Stephen Danley & Julia Sass Rubin

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. What enables communities to resist neoliberal education reforms? Lessons from Newark and Camden, New Jersey, by Stephen Danley & Julia Sass Rubin Abstract: Neoliberal education reformers advance a set of strategies intended to improve public education by incorporating market-based approaches. To facilitate the… Continue reading Do you want to learn more about market-based approaches for public education reform? Check out this article by Stephen Danley & Julia Sass Rubin

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Are you interested in social impact bonds and the future of the social investment market? Take a look at this article by Simon Lilley, David Harvie, Geoff Lightfoot, & Kenneth Weir

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Using derivative logic to speculate on the future of the social investment market, by Simon Lilley, David Harvie, Geoff Lightfoot, & Kenneth Weir Abstract: This article pries open the black box of the social impact bond (SIB), the novel financial instrument at… Continue reading Are you interested in social impact bonds and the future of the social investment market? Take a look at this article by Simon Lilley, David Harvie, Geoff Lightfoot, & Kenneth Weir

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Have you ever wondered how neighborhood churches may be related to crime prevention? Check out this article by Barbara D. Warner & Rebecca Headley Konkel

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Neighborhood churches and their relationship to neighborhood processes important for crime prevention, by Barbara D. Warner & Rebecca Headley Konkel Abstract: Neighborhood organizations are important aspects of the urban landscape that are increasingly being studied in relationship to crime. However, the neighborhood… Continue reading Have you ever wondered how neighborhood churches may be related to crime prevention? Check out this article by Barbara D. Warner & Rebecca Headley Konkel

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Do you want to learn more about how professional sports can create economic development? Check out this article by Geoffrey Propheter

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. Professional sports as economic activity magnets: Some evidence from employment microdata, by Geoffrey Propheter Abstract: Proponents of subsidies for professional sports argue that new sports facilities can revitalize neighborhoods, because they attract large crowds of people and thereby act as magnets of… Continue reading Do you want to learn more about how professional sports can create economic development? Check out this article by Geoffrey Propheter

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Are you curious about the effects of gentrification in small cities? Take a look at this article by Richard E. Ocejo

Please enjoy the following article from the Journal of Urban Affairs, available online. The creative class gets political: Gentrifier politics in small city America, by Richard E. Ocejo Abstract: Gentrification is one among many issues in small cities that urban research has yet to adequately address. As many large cities are becoming unaffordable for even… Continue reading Are you curious about the effects of gentrification in small cities? Take a look at this article by Richard E. Ocejo