What We’re Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

MacArthur is exploring new ways of understanding and addressing the complex and interconnected challenges faced by cities around the world, from violence to climate change, and how to plan, manage, and govern to address them.

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Assessing Urban Governance in Europe and China

Two papers from the London School of Economics New Urban Governance Project, supported by MacArthur, explore the evolution of urban governance in Europe and China. Read More
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Video: Leveraging the Disruptive Power of the Internet

MacArthur President Julia Stasch joined a panel discussion that explored issues of equity, access, safety and security when it comes to the Internet and information and communication technology more broadly. Read More
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Foundations Partner to Build a Stronger Digital Society

Five foundations will jointly address the challenges and opportunities of the digital age, including committing to help keep the Internet open, secure, accessible and affordable to all Read More

"Cities Get Smarter"

ComputerWorld
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"They're Tracking When You Turn Off the Lights"

The Wall Street Journal
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Platform Enables Next Generation of Open City Data

The platform is designed to help government officials and researchers harness the potential of data released by governments to advance policy, research, and public engagement in cities. Read More