Increasing the well-being of all those who make their homes in the world’s urban environment, and creating more productive, livable, inclusive, and sustainable spaces are grand challenges of the 21st century. Urban research universities have a unique responsibility in addressing these challenges. In accordance with Goal 4 of GSU’s strategic plan, the Urban Studies Institute advances the urban mission of the University. The Institute’s interdisciplinary research and teaching is focused on a better understanding and effective management of the complex challenges facing cities and urbanizing regions.

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Submissions from 2017

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Infrastructure, Jean-Paul Addie

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Encouraging Housing Equity, Daniel Immergluck

Submissions from 2016

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Foreclosures and Neighborhoods: The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage Crisis, Daniel Immergluck

Submissions from 2014

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Rent Gap, Jean-Paul Addie

Submissions from 2013

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New data on local vacant property registration ordinances, Yun Sang Lee, Patrick Terranova, and Daniel Immergluck

Submissions from 2012

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Legislative responses to the foreclosure crisis in nonjudicial foreclosure states, Frank S. Alexander, Daniel Immergluck, Katie Balthrop, Philip Schaeffing, and Jesse Clark

Submissions from 2009

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Private risk, public risk: Public policy, market development, and the mortgage crisis, Daniel Immergluck