Urban Affairs

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

Municipal CFO Series: Jeff DeWitt, Phoenix

Phoenix's CFO discusses taxes, pensions, and buying local

Core-Knowledge: Sparking Interest in College

Authors use a randomized field experiment to study the impact of college knowledge on students’ attitudes toward and interests in college.

Municipal CFO Series: Carmen Arrieta-Candelaria, El Paso

El Paso's CFO discusses security spending priorities during the economic downturn

Municipal CFO Series: Richard Riebeling, Nashville

Nashville's CFO describes how a combination of tax increases, budget cuts, and infrastructure investments has kept the city thriving

Municipal CFO Series: Meredith Weenick, Boston

Boston's CFO discusses capital investment and infrastructure

Tweeting, Tinkering, and Transforming

Stephen Goldsmith discusses how to innovate tomorrow’s social sector today

Municipal CFO Series: Ben Rosenfield, San Francisco

San Francisco's Controller discusses the financial implications of public investment in everything from mass transit to sports arenas

The Education Gap: Helping Explain Unemployment Trends Across U.S. Cities

Education gaps – the differences between cities’ supply and demand for educated workers – may explain differences in economic recovery and provide cues for future policy interventions.

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