New Ideas in Urban Research
The May issue of Urban Link highlights the contributions made by doctoral students graduating from the University of Pennsylvania whose research is on urban-related topics. Students, who represent Schools from across the University, share findings from their dissertations and identify novel policy recommendations for the urban community. They include:
- Marta Bruce, "The Contribution of Neighborhood Characteristics to Psychological Outcomes After Serious Injury in a Cohort of Black Men: A Multi-Methods Study"
- Chandan Deuskar, "Planning and the Politics of Informal Urbanization"
- Xiaoxia Dong, "A Philadelphia Rideshare Story: An Investigation of Rideshare’s Impact on Transit"
- Caitlin Gorback, "Your Uber has Arrived: Ridesharing and the Redistribution of Economic Activity"
- Nora Gross, "Brothers in Grief: The Stages of Grieving for a School and its Students Following Three Shooting Deaths of Black Teenage Boys"
- Ruth Moyer, "Changes Within the Urban Environment and Their Effect on Crime and the Criminal Justice System"
- Hongyu Xiao, "Commuting and Innovation: Are Closer Inventors More Productive?"