Day 1: Research session – Cities

Urban Infrastructure: Water, sewers and transportation

Presenting some of the latest research related to cities and urban infrastructure and discussing how to handle issues arising from increased density such as slum creation, unsafe roads and contagion.

Chair: Edward Glaeser (Research Programme Director, IGC Cities Programme, Harvard University)

Speakers: 

  • Robert Gonzalez (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
  • Billy Jack (Georgetown University)
  • Tavneet Suri (Research Programme Director, IGC Firms Programme; MIT)