Urban Affairs

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.

Municipal CFO Series: Ronald Green, Houston

Houston's CFO explains why the time is right for cities to invest in infrastructure

Municipal CFO Series: Natwar Gandhi, Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C.'s CFO discusses how the District regained its AAA status and moved from deficit to surplus

Municipal CFO Series: Miguel Santana, Los Angeles

The CAO of Los Angeles sheds light on the realities of municipal deficit reduction.

Policy Radio | Lois Scott on Creative Solutions for Chicago’s Infrastructure

In this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, David Levine sits down with Lois Scott, the CFO of the City of Chicago, to discuss solutions to Chicago’s infrastructure problems.

The Pursuit of Efficiency: An Interview with Dan Tangherlini

The Acting Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration discusses agency reform

Accessible Art: The New Way Forward for Culture in Chicago

Nick Rabkin discusses the benefits and costs of the new Chicago Cultural Plan and its relevance for the city's residents

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