Resourceful cities
Berlin (Germany), 29-31 August 2013
Humboldt-University Berlin, Institute for Social Science, Dept. for Urban and Regional Sociology

18. The Return of Urban Fiscal Crisis

Organizer: Hilary Silver (Brown University)

Session 18.1 The Return of Urban Fiscal Crisis

Josh Pacewicz (Brown University)
Financialized Urban Spaces

Matthias Bernt (Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (IRS))
Grant machines, instead of growth machines – Fiscal stress, urban shrinkage and local policy responses in mid-sized German cities

Alberto Violante (Università Sapienza Roma)
From Penelope to Procustes: Sociology of the Italian public debt

XueFei Ren (Michigan State University)
City Power, Municipal Finance, and the Aftermath of the Recession in China and India

Camille Allé (Sciences Po)
Local authorities and public investment: recycling, improving or creating new instruments to finance public programs and projects?


Audrey Davis
Providence’s Urban Fiscal Crisis in Comparative Perspective

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