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 2019

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Rent Gap, Jean-Paul Addie

Submissions from 2018

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Urban(izing) University Strategic Planning: An Analysis of London and New York City, Jean-Paul Addie

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Perspectives on the 21st Century Urban University from Singapore – A viewpoint forum, Jean-Paul Addie, Michele Acuto, Kongchong Ho, Stephen Cairns, and Hwee Pink Tan

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From the ‘Smart City’ to the ‘Smart Metropolis’? Building Resilience in the Urban Periphery, Stefano De Falco, Margarita Angelidou, and Jean-Paul Addie

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Assessing the sea-level rise vulnerability in coastal communities: A case study in the Tampa Bay Region, US, Xinyu Fu

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Renting the Dream: The Rise of Single-Family Rentership in the Sunbelt Metropolis, Daniel Immergluck

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The Geography of Vacant Housing and Neighborhood Health Disparities After the U.S. Foreclosure Crisis, Kyungsoon Wang and Daniel Immergluck

Submissions from 2017

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Claiming the University for Critical Urbanism, Jean-Paul Addie

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Infrastructure, Jean-Paul Addie

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Confronting the Heartbreak and Injustice of Eviction, Daniel Immergluck

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Encouraging Housing Equity, Daniel Immergluck

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Review: Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities, Daniel Immergluck

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Sustainable for whom? Green urban development, environmental gentrification, and the Atlanta Beltline, Daniel Immergluck and Tharunaya Balan

Submissions from 2016

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From the Urban University to Universities in Urban Society, Jean-Paul Addie

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Theorising suburban infrastructure: a framework for critical and comparative analysis, Jean-Paul Addie

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University College London: Leveraging the Civic Capacity of ‘London’s Global University', Jean-Paul Addie and James Paskins

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

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Demystifying governance and its role for transitions in urban social–ecological systems, Tischa A. Muñoz‐Erickson, Lindsay K. Campbell, Daniel L. Childers, J. Morgan Grove, David M. Iwaniec, Steward T.A. Pickett, Michele Romolini, and Erika S. Svendsen

Submissions from 2015

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On the road to the in-between city: Excavating peripheral urbanisation in Chicago’s ‘Crosstown Corridor’, Jean-Paul Addie

Submissions from 2014

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Flying high (in the competitive sky): Conceptualizing the role of airports in global city-regions through “aero-regionalism”, Jean-Paul Addie

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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