September 01, 2017
Analysis of Satellite Imagery for Volume II of the Economic Survey 2017
Excerpts of our work on mapping India's urbanisation over four decades using satellite imagery that was included in Volume II of the Economic Survey released by the Union Ministry of Finance in August 2017.
October 13, 2016
What Globalisation & Urbanisation Mean for Cities
The seven types of global cities driving the world economy.
August 12, 2016
Responding to Rapid Urban Expansion
This Livemint blogpost argues that the challenges posed by urban sprawl can be better addressed by an institutional framework that establishes multi-scale governance.
August 02, 2016
Mismanaged Urban Planning System
The State must adopt a balanced and informed approach to optimise Urban Planning.
July 28, 2016
Preliminary findings from the Global Cities Summit
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy weighs in on the expanding footprint of sprawling cities.
June 24, 2016
Cities Need Good Systems
Amitabh Kant says: "Show us the blueprint: For our cities to deliver growth and jobs, we need to deliver good systems for our cities".
June 20, 2016
On Fixing India's Urban Growth
Ruchir Sharma writes that India has a big problem, and it’s got to do with small cities.
June 10, 2016
The New Urban Agenda must Recognize the Importance of Intermediary Cities
The story of the coming urban explosion is one of the rise of medium-sized cities. But the world’s planners and authorities have yet to accept this fact.
May 02, 2016
Megacities, Not Nations, Are the World’s Dominant, Enduring Social Structures
Mapping the world from the perspective of megacity regions is the key to understand where the people are and where the money is.
April 08, 2016
Ashwin Mahesh on Managing India's Urbanisation
Watch Ashwin Mahesh, National Vice President of Loksatta Party, discuss urbanisation, governance, and innovative solutions.