New paper co-authored with Bo Fan and Zhoupeng Li published in Disasters. Interagency collaboration within the city emergency management network: a case study of Super Ministry Reform in China Emergencies continue to become ever more complex; responding to them, therefore, often is beyond the capabilities and capacities of any single public agency. Hence, collaboration among […]
Naim Kapucu (University of Central Florida), Jiannan Wu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), and I have co-edited a special issue of Journal of Urban Affairs on smart governance in the contemporary era. In the 21st century, we have seen an increase in activity around making cities “smarter” and “intelligent” through the creative application of information systems. In an […]
I spoke with Bonnie S. Glaser, senior adviser for Asia and the director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, host of the ChinaPower PODCAST, on China’s plan to develop a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) [LINK].
Along with colleagues Wenting Yang and Bo Fan, at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, I have a paper accepted at Journal of Cleaner Production. Spatial-Temporal Effect of Household Solid Waste on Illegal Dumping Illegal dumping is an increasingly costly problem with profoundly negative consequences for the livability and sustainability of our communities. The problem of illegal […]
ICMA Press Release (October 23, 2018) – “ICMA has selected its inaugural group of research fellows, recognizing outstanding action-oriented research approaches to deal with local governments’ most pressing issues. Fellowships will fund four thought leaders to study topics ranging from equity measures for managing urban performance to developing successful innovation training programs for local officials, adding […]
I will be spending two weeks in China at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. During my visit, I will create research partnerships with colleagues in academia, industry, and the public sector. I will deliver two public lectures during my visit. Oct 23: Shaping the Future of Autonomous Systems in Society Emerging technologies are fundamentally impacting and […]
Distinguished Nonresident Research Fellow – China Institute for Urban Governance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
I have accepted a three year appointment as a Distinguished Nonresident Research Fellow at the China Institute for Urban Governance (CIUG) at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). I am looking forward to working with colleagues at SJTU to launch new research endeavors that advance urban innovation. Related: (October 2017) Story on the Global Cities Forum […]