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.
A 2012 study led by Nik Theodore, GCI fellow and professor of urban planning and policy, that found that many Latinos don’t report crime for fear of being questioned about their immigration status has been cited in several articles.
The Wall Street Journal quotes Rachel Weber, GCI faculty fellow and associate professor of urban planning and policy, on the likelihood of errors in property tax assessments of homes that are unusual in a given market.
WBEZ quotes Rachel Weber, GCI fellow and associate professor of urban planning and policy, on community benefit agreements such as the one South Siders seek for the Obama library.
In cooperation with Great Cities Institute, the UIC Global Excellence Task Force and the UIC College of Medicine’s Center for Global Health has established an annual seed grant program designed to foster new trans-disciplinary and mixed and multiple methods research in global health and well-being at UIC.
Crain's Chicago Business published an op-ed by Rachel Weber, GCI fellow and associate professor of urban planning and policy, in which she points out discrepancies in a Crain's column arguing that public schools in tax increment financing districts are not harmed by TIF.
KRWG, an NPR station based at New Mexico State University, quotes Michael Pagano, GCI fellow and dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, on New Mexico's policy of allocating capital funds to individual lawmakers.
An article on wage theft in In These Times magazine cites a 2008 study by the Center for Urban Economic Development, then directed by Nik Theodore, that found that nearly 60 percent of the workers surveyed had experienced some sort of wage violation.
The Great Cities Institute is inviting proposals for its twentieth annual Faculty Scholar competition. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2015.