A recent UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Cook County is cited in a Chicago Tribune article about a new ordinance that give companies seeking county contracts incentives to hire teens.
A recent UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Cook County was cited in a Progress Illinois article recapping a state hearing where Cook County Board commissioners called for action on youth unemployment policies to help address gun violence in Chicago.
This was report prepared for the March 22, 2016 Cook County Board of Commissioners Workforce, Housing and Community Development Committee hearing.
This report contains compilations and calculations of various employment data for males and females 16 to 24 years old by race/ethnicity from 2005 to 2014, comparing Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. and in some instances, adding Los Angeles and New York.
Atlanta Black Star reported on a paper co-authored by David Stovall, GCI scholar and professor of educational policy studies and African- American studies.
Dick Simpson, former GCI scholar and professor of political science, recently released the 2nd edition of his co-edited book "Twenty-First Century Chicago."
GCI Fellow and Professor of Urban Planning and Policy Rachel Weber's newest book, From Boom to Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago, was recently published.
We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Global Health and Wellbeing Research Seed Grant Program.
Progress Illinois reports on an analysis by the Center for Urban Economic Development that supports a measure proposed today by Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele.
Governing Magazine interviewed Michael Pagano, GCI fellow and dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, about cities’ recovery from the last recession and the fiscal problems that still remain.