Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Trends in Smart City Development

“Trends in Smart City Development” is a new report from the National League of Cities featuring case studies about how five cities – Philadelphia, San Francisco, Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., and … Continue reading

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 · Leave a comment

Governance Data: Who Uses It and Why

Numerous organizations, including members of the Governance Data Alliance, collect and analyze data on the different dimensions of governance to help shape policy reforms and ultimately improve economic, human, and … Continue reading

Friday, 11 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Making the invisible visible: generating data on ‘slums’ at local, city and global scales

The largest and most detailed set of data about what are termed ‘slums’ or ‘informal settlements’ has been built from enumerations undertaken by the residents of these settlements and their … Continue reading

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 · Leave a comment

The Politics of Evidence

Conference Report – Who decides what data is needed, how it should be collected – and why and how it is used as evidence? What drives their choices? Politics of what … Continue reading

Sunday, 10 November 2013 · Leave a comment