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Smart Cities


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Can the Smart City really  fulfill on its promise to create better cities? And how do we account for issues like equality and flourishing in the tech-driven mode of city governance?

Will the autonomous vehicle relieve congestion or exacerbate it? A healthy degree of skepticism is recommended. More about the potential negative externalities of the AV in Transport Reviews.


 Technology and innovation in cities
(Presented at the Israeli Anthropological Association Annual Conference, 2019)

Public Goods

I am interested in the relationship between the nature of public goods (natural parks, roads, the humanities, basic science) and the degree of responsibility that people have to pay for these goods.

For why we should support public goods see Why the intrinsic value of public goods matters

On justice and urban land use see On the just distribution of land use rights (With Levine-Schnur R.)

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