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Most recent articles
2022  Geopolitical consequences of the war in Ukraine.
2022  The informal city: the street vending economy. (with Lina Martinez).
2022  The future of the city.
2022  Deaths and injuries in road crashes are a 'silent epidemic on wheels'.
2022  Settler colonialism helps explain current events.
2021  My choice of 5 best books on cities.
2021  Cities and climate change (with Abbey Farmer).
2021  Five essential reads on the infrastructure bill.
2021  Cities worldwide aren't adapting to climate change quickly enough.
2021  As urban life resumes, can US cities avert gridlock?
2021  Social inclusion in cities.
2021  The pandemic city: urban issues in the time of COVID-19 (with Lina Martinez). 
2021  Why COVID-19 won’t kill cities.
2021  Life satisfaction in the city (with Lina Martinez).
2020  Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer.
2020  Contesting place names: The East Sea/Sea of Japan (with Leah Dubots).
2020  The emerging middle class in the Global South (with Lina Martinez).
2020  Is your city making you fat?
2019  Supreme Court says gerrymandering fix up to voters, not judges.
2019  New York gets serious about traffic with congestion pricing plan.
2019  Why US cities are becoming more dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians.
2019  Consumption and the new middle class (with Lina Martinez and Maria Isabel Zafra).
2019  What do global metrics tell us? (with Justin Velez-Hagan and Leah Dubots).
2018  Four reasons gerrymandering is getting worse.
2018  Are traffic-clogged US cities ready for congestion pricing?

Some recent invited chapters to edited books and collections
2020  An Election in a Time of Distrust. In U.S. Election Analysis 2020: Media, Voters and the Campaign.
2020  Cities of the Future: Five urban imaginaries.  Cities of The World (7th ed).
2020  Housing Policy and The Suburban Metropolis: A Focus on the United States and France. Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning (with Bernadette Hanlon).
2020  Walking The City: Flânerie and Flâneurs. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of The City (with Kathryn Kramer).
2019  The End of The Suburbs. The Routledge Companion To The Suburbs.
2017  Introduction To The Urban Moment. A Research Agenda for Cities.
2017  Global Cities. The Wiley-AAG International Encyclopedia of Geography.
2016  Urban Imaginaries of City and Nature. Handbook of Cities and The Environment.
2016  Attracting Wealth: Crafting Immigration Policy to Attract The Rich. International Handbook of Wealth and the Super-Rich.
2015  City Marketing. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition.
2014  Cities in Civilization. The Planning Imagination: An Appreciation of Sir Peter Hall.
2013  Economic Wealth and Political Power in The Second Gilded Age. Geographies of the Super-Rich.
2012  Mega-events: Urban Spectaculars and Globalization. In International Handbook of Globalization and World Cities