Urban Affairs

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

Who Isn’t Paying the Rent?: Gender Discrepancies in Eviction

A new study examines the prevalence of eviction in the lives of low-income women living in Milwaukee.

Moving, But to Opportunity? Examining Neighborhood Relocation

A new examination of the Moving to Opportunity study uncovers previously unexplored effects of housing vouchers on residents' well-being.

Fiscal Cliff Imminent: Where We’re Heading

Bob Greenstein talks about tax policy, the recession, and what to expect from the fiscal cliff

Policy Radio | Geoffrey Garin Talks Polling, Strategy, and the 2012 Presidential Election

On this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Claire O’Hanlon sits down with Geoff Garin to talk about the results of the 2012 presidential election, the changing demography of the electorate, third parties, and how polling has changed over the course of Mr. Garin’s career.

The Mystery of Concentrated Poverty: The Hidden Role of Cross-Race Income Segregation

In American cities, economic and racial segregation play a dual role in perpetuating concentrated poverty.

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