Authors Joshua Drucker, Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago Carla Maria Kayanan, Post-Doctoral Researcher, School of Geography, University College Dublin Henry Renski, Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst Abstract Innovation districts are a relatively new strategy […]
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This report offers an in-depth, detailed look at the range of ways in which warehouse work and the industry as a whole might change with the adoption of new technology over the next five to 10 years.
Author Matthew D. Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Alex Linares email@example.com Abstract The population loss experienced by the state of Illinois in recent years has been of interest to policy makers, researchers, Illinois residents, and the media, all of whom have sought explanations for why the state is losing population in recent years. […]
This report is a follow up to a May 2018 gathering of researchers, street experts, and service delivery professionals sponsored by the Great Cities Institute.
This Fact Sheet provides population figures from as early as 1950 to the most recent American Community Surveys (2013-2017 and 2017) for Chicago’s majority black neighborhoods, the City of Chicago, select similar and non-similar cities, Cook County, the Chicago metro area, and Illinois.
Authors José Miguel Acosta-Córdova Abstract In 1993, John Betancur, Teresa Córdova, and Maria de los Angeles Torres published “Economic Restructuring and the Process of Incorporation of Latinos into the Chicago Economy,” in Latinos in the Changing U.S. Econom,y edited by Rebecca Morales and Frank Bonilla. They concluded, “The history of […]
Data tables for out of school and out of work 16 to 19 and 20 to 24 year olds in Chicago and Cook County in 2017.
Authors Timothy O. Imeokparia, Ph.D., AICP Jackson C. Morsey, AICP Abstract This report presents the results of an update to a 1989 study titled “Intervening with aging owners to save industrial jobs” that assessed “the feasibility of retaining manufacturing jobs in Chicago by matching aging company owners who need successors […]
Authors Thea Crum Katherine Faydash Abstract In the spring semester of 2018, high school students at three Chicago Public Schools took part in a participatory budgeting process as part of their civics class. The result? After the process was over, more than 80% of evaluation survey respondents said that they […]
This report gives an overview of what worker cooperatives are, reviews the Illinois Co-operative Act 805 ILCS 310/1, and makes recommendations for amending the Co-operative Act.