Urban Affairs

Bullet Proof: The Role of Policy and Data in Gun Control

The Director of the Violence Inquest for Solutions and Alliance (VISA) discusses the slow process of changing the culture of gun violence

Policy Radio | Richard M. Daley on his partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Gary, Indiana

This week, Julie Cooper speaks with former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley about his partnership with the University of Chicago and the City of Gary, Indiana.

Policy Radio | Special Edition: Derek Eder, Juan Pablo Velez, and OpenGov Hackers on Open Data and Civic-Minded Applications

This week, Julie Cooper ventures out to OpenGov Hack Night for a special edition of Chicago Policy Radio.

Are Central Cities More Creative? Exploring the Locational Decisions of Creative Industries

Should urban policy makers worry about retaining creative industries?

The Great Gun Regulation Debate

Can stronger gun regulations help keep guns out of the hands of criminals?

Pathways to Opportunity: An Interview with Goucher College President Sanford J. Ungar

Goucher College's President discusses the school's Educational Opportunity Program, its accomplishments and areas for improvement.

Policy Radio | Charles Wheelan on Popular Economics, Running for Office, and Political Centrism

This week, we sit down with Professor Charles Wheelan to discuss his upcoming book, The Centrist Manifesto, his unsuccessful run for Congress, and the differences between policy wonks and political hacks.

Using Small Groups and Sports to Reduce Youth Violence in Chicago

Can social and cognitive skills developed through in-school and after-school programming help reduce violence?

Russian Intelligence: Government Transparency in Moscow

A Russian official discusses her mission to create a more transparent government

Municipal CFO Series: Jay Goldstone, San Diego

San Diego's Chief Operating Officer discusses clean technology and business in California's second largest city

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