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Bloomberg Philanthropies today revealed the 21 European cities that have emerged as final contenders in its 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life, and that ultimately can spread to other cities. LSE Cities’ Ricky Burdett is on the panel that will select […]

Ricky Burdett joined fellow LSE professors Craig Calhoun, Danny Quah, Sir Chris Pissarides, Tim Besley and Arne Westad in a Graduation Ceremony and one-day conference on Building Asian Futures organised as part of this year’s LSE Asia Forum held in Kuala Lumpur on 3 April 2014. Burdett coordinated a session on ‘Cities and Urbanisation’, chaired […]

LSE Cities convened a session on “Cities and the New Climate Economy: Infrastructure, Innovation and the Spatial Fix” at the World Urban Forum (WUF7) in Medellin, Colombia on 10 April 2014. Attended by a diverse group of urban practitioners, researchers and policy makers, the session was structured around ongoing work for the Global Commission on […]