Making Cities Better Places
October 14, 2015 | Publication | Community & Economic Development, What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance
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A series of papers published by the Social Science Research Council explore how core characteristics of big cities can be mobilized to make human life more just and democratic. The Cities Papers, many of which resulted from MacArthur-supported convenings of social scientists, humanists, architects, designers, and urban planners, explore the urban environment through multiple lenses and delve into a range of urban strategy challenges, including how big data can be leveraged to improve the urban condition.