Initiative on Cities
The Initiative on Cities engages with urban leaders, academics, and policy makers from around the world to help plan for the development of essential services and sustainable infrastructure necessary for cities to flourish.
We seek to:
Economics PhD candidate Giovanna Marcolongo aims to use statistical analysis to examine the relationship between emergencies—defined as municipalities’ declaration of... Read More
Heat waves (HWs) are amongst the deadliest natural disasters and are one of the most important causes of weather-related mortality. Read More
Media accounts and political organizations have increasingly highlighted a surge of state preemption laws that restrict the autonomy of cities. Read More
Community Archeology on the Urban Periphery: The Tlajinga District at the Nexus of Ancient Teotihuacan and Modern Mexico City Associate Professor... Read More
Sociology Assistant Professor Jessica Simes seeks to bridge the gap in sociological research between the political and economic causes of... Read More