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In cooperation with USAID, International Housing Coalition (IHC), World Bank, the Wilson Centre, the Cities Alliance would like to draw your attention to this year's Call for Graduate Papers for our Annual Reducing Urban Poverty 2014 Paper Competition.

 

Winning papers will be published and selected authors will present their work in a policy workshop to be held at the Wilson Centre in Washington, D.C. in January, 2015. The grand prize winner will receive a travel stipend to present the paper at a Cities Alliance Forum in Brussels.

 

Papers must be linked to one of the following sub-topics:

  • Cities and Climate Change
  • Urban Resiliency
  • Inclusive Cities
  • Impacts of the Informal Economy

This call for papers is directed at PhD students and advanced Masters students. To be eligible, applicants should be currently enrolled in a degree programme as of April 30, 2014. Abstracts (max 500 words) and a brief CV should be submitted to the selection committee by April 30, 2014.

 

Submissions should be sent to . Attached you will find a brief description of the call.

 

For more information on last year's competition, please visit:

 

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/innovation-urban-development-incremental-housing-approaches-and-big-data-for-smarter-cities