Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Development by numbers – a primer

Morten Jerven – How good are the numbers? The availability and quality of key development data is alarmingly low, much worse than usually assumed in exercises based on those data. … Continue reading

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 · Leave a comment

Innovating urban energy

The paper by Arup analyses the impact of key urban drivers on different energy scenarios and recommends key innovations. [It] assesses the concept of urban energy and how innovation paired with … Continue reading

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 · Leave a comment

Deadline 2020: How cities will get the job done

The report provides an analysis of the contribution that the 84 global C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) cities need to make to convert the agreement from aspiration into reality. … Continue reading

Friday, 2 December 2016 · Leave a comment

Environment Politics in Urban India: Citizenship, Knowledges and Urban Political Ecologies

This special issue of SAMAJ, composed of six empirical papers and an introduction seeks to throw light on environmental politics in contemporary urban India. Adopting a deliberately broad understanding of … Continue reading

Thursday, 24 November 2016 · Leave a comment

Community Engagement Strategies for Open Data Collaborations

From exploring neighborhood maps to generating analysis and building applications, citizens, businesses, nonprofits and technologists can all benefit from open data. However, much of the recent focus on open data … Continue reading

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 · Leave a comment

Innovation and the City

As urban growth has exploded over the past half century, cities have become the drivers of government innovation. From New York to Medellin to Copenhagen, mayors and city managers are … Continue reading

Sunday, 20 November 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Platforms and the cloud, an essential part of what has been called the “third globalization,” reconfigure globalization itself. These digital platforms are diverse in function and structure. Together they are … Continue reading

Monday, 7 November 2016 · Leave a comment

Ten Frontier Technologies for International Development

As new technologies and digital business models reshape economies and disrupt incumbencies, interest has surged in the potential of novel frontier technologies to also contribute to positive changes in international … Continue reading

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 · Leave a comment

Can We Build Cities That Think Like A Planet?

Developing measures of network resilience is one job of network theory. It’s a particularly pressing issue for understanding cities and their role in the Anthropocene. As the multiply overlapping networks … Continue reading

Saturday, 29 October 2016 · Leave a comment
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