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Urban Studies Institute News
The Partnership engages faculty from partnering universities in major cities where there are clear interest and expertise in the study of the social, economic, and political processes driving common and unique urban processes, and generating both urban challenges and opportunities. This Partnership focuses on research projects in which scholars with an expertise in urban issues in… more »
Sustainable for Whom? Green Urban Development, Environmental Gentrification, and the Atlanta Beltline
New paper examines the effect of the Beltline on housing values within one half mile. From 2011 to 2015, depending on the segment of the Beltline, values rose between 17.9 percent and 26.6 percent more for homes within a half-mile of the Beltline than elsewhere. The implications for housing affordability and neighborhood change… more »
Georgia State University has created a new Urban Studies Institute headed by Dr. Jan Nijman. Says Nijman “The Urban Studies Institute will conduct interdisciplinary research, create new degree programs and teach about urban resilience, inclusive development and challenges such as mobility.”