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21st century cities

Research
21CC funds 12 urban research projects
Published May 29, 2020
A dozen PhD students will pursue research projects focused on urban issues, including homelessness, education, housing, and urban agriculture
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Winter 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Oct 15, 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty
Urban policy
Data science in the city
Published Aug 29, 2019
Hopkins hosts symposium on how research and data can drive solutions to pervasive urban problems
Urban economist Matthew Kahn named BDP
Published June 25, 2019
He'll teach economics courses at Krieger and Carey and will lead the 21st Century Cities Initiative
21st Century Cities
Urban research projects get seed funding
Published June 5, 2019
Seven faculty-led studies, eight PhD candidates receive grants totaling more than $124,000 from 21CC Initiative
International economics
Political economist named BDP
Published Nov 27, 2018
Filipe Campante's research examines what constrains politicians and policymakers beyond formal checks and balances
#Reinventing18
Conference addresses urban challenges, opportunities
Published Oct 3, 2018
'Reinventing Our Communities' conference, co-hosted by JHU's 21st Century Cities initiative, draws nearly 600 leaders, policymakers to Baltimore
The Kerner Report at 50
Reflections on race and inequality
Published Feb 26, 2018
Anniversary conference explores landmark 1968 findings on racial unrest
Data-driven look at city's business challenges
Published Oct 24, 2017
University and city leaders discuss recent report from Johns Hopkins' 21st Century Cities Initiative