FUPOL is an EU-funded research program (2011 - 2015) with 9 Mio budget. It is focused on urban policy domains such as land-use, housing, segregation, urban infrastructure and sutainable development. Its main research focus are new technologies and methods for e-governance, e-participation and policy modeling.
Going to school in the center of an exciting and growing city makes the UT experience unique among Texas’ public universities. But along with growth come growing pains — traffic, most notably — which cause the glamour of urban life to fade. To make Austin more accessible and to keep pace with comparably sized cities, we need a rail transit system that can effectively and efficiently connect the densest and most vibrant parts of the city, and students need to be involved in the planning that is necessary to make this happen.
The Asia Foundation’s Economic Development (ECON) unit seeks a Junior Associate (JA) to work in our San Francisco, CA office during the summer of 2013. The ECON JA will work primarily with the ECON Associate Director and Senior Program Officer on a series of internal and program-based projects.
Meeting of the Minds and urban accelerator Tumml organized a group blogging event on April 2nd, 2013. Participants wrote a response to the following prompt question and published the response on their blog on April 2nd, 2013. Prompt question: How is technology impacting social and economic divisions in cities?
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (B&MGF or the Gates Foundation) is the largest transparently operated private foundation in the world, founded by Bill and Melinda Gates. The foundation is "driven by the interests and passions of the Gates family." The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty globally to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology.
We are a company that facilitates investments in the public services and infrastructure sector, such as waste-to-energy projects and waste water treatment plants. Our focus is in reducing financial burdens to local governments, by changing business models and using diverse sources of income in urban environments.