The Challenge of the City

Watch as Richard Florida, Paul Romer, and Robert Sampson discuss the Challenge of the City. Topics covered include the role that a reduction in violent crime plays in urban transformation and the various approaches to the city taken by different disciplines in the social sciences.

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Preparing Cities for Their Inevitable Expansion

Led by Solly Angel, the Urban Expansion initiative of Stern's Urbanization Project works with cities to make room for their inevitable expansion. The initiative is based on evidence showing that mayors and civic officials can make minimal preparations to shape cities that are vibrant, inclusive, and affordable.

City as a Unit of Analysis

Paul Romer, Marron Institute Interim Director, NYU Stern Professor and Director of the Urbanization Project, offers a powerful endorsement of the Marron Institute and a bold vision for the future of the study of cities.

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The Future of Urban Informatics

Steve Koonin, the founding Director of NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress, shares with DataGotham 2012 his view of a connected city and the potential for the new Center for Urban Science and Progress.

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Dale Jamieson on Adapting to Climate Change

Dale Jamieson, Director of Environmental Studies at NYU, discusses 'Living with Climate Change' at the University of Sydney's Symposium on Vulnerability, Adaptation and Climate Justice Symposium.

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NYU Press Releases

Apr 07, 2014

The NYU Stern Urbanization Project is working on a stunning new series of animations, showcasing the expansion of 30...

Mar 24, 2014

In the latest Marron Institute working paper, "Global Perspectives on Housing Markets and Policy," Stephen Malpezzi...

Mar 24, 2014

NYU’s Marron Institute is working with Detroit’s Office of the Emergency Manager, evaluating options for the city to...

In The News

Apr 15, 2014

A recent Next City article detailing the policies of Narendra Modi, the man expected to be the next Prime...

Apr 15, 2014

A recent Washington Post blog entry highlights the exciting new project by the...

Apr 14, 2014

An April 14th article posted to the New York Times Bits Blog describes the Hudson Yards development project...

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