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Thursday, April 9 • 11:00am - 12:25pm
TH11.00.01 Comparative Housing and Urban Policies

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Moderator: Robert Chaskin, The University of Chicago

Citizens’ Initiatives in the Housing Policy Field: the Case of Lithuania
Jolanta Aidukaite, Lithuanian Social Research Centre

The Density Debate in Dubai’s Neighborhood Development: Myths and Opportunities of Implementation
Khaled Alawadi, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Through the Looking Glass? Slum Clearance, Urban Renewal, and Social Housing in Mumbai
Robert Chaskin, The University of Chicago

Urban Renewal, Gentrification, and the Change of Social Capital in Seoul, South Korea
Byungwoo Cho, University of Nebraska Omaha; Jeong Joo Ahn, Arizona State University

Presenters
avatar for Jolanta Aidukaite

Jolanta Aidukaite

Senior Research Fellow, Lithuanian Social Research Centre
Jolanta Aidukaite has published extensively on a social policy development in the three Baltic States. Her main research and teaching interests are comparative social policy; family policy; poverty and urban segregation; housing policy and urban movements.
avatar for Khaled Alawadi

Khaled Alawadi

Assistant Professor, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
Rethinking the city through sustainability paradigm. Khaled’s research and teaching are focused on the role of urban design and planning in promoting sustainable development and the big question is: “Which urban forms, technological solutions, and policy initiatives will effectively deliver greater environmental, social, and economic coherence in our regions, cities, and neighborhoods?”
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Robert Chaskin

The University of Chicago
avatar for B. Shine Cho

B. Shine Cho

University of Nebraska - Omaha
B. Shine Cho is a doctoral candidate and instructor at School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is expecting to graduate in May 2016. | | His specialty is in public budgeting & finance and urban management. His dissertation, titled "A Study of Budget Reform based on Organizational Theories - Focusing on the City of Lincoln, NE", begins by questioning which organizational factors bring about successful... Read More →

Moderators
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Robert Chaskin

The University of Chicago

Thursday April 9, 2015 11:00am - 12:25pm
Alhambra (2nd floor)