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Aidan Mackenzie

Aidan Mackenzie

Partnerships Intern

Aidan is a recent graduate and aspiring policy analyst. Originally from upstate New York, Aidan holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Cornell University. He has worked with the Center for Election Science, a public policy non-profit dedicated to reforming election methods in the United States. Aidan has also worked on Capitol Hill, completing an internship with the office of Congresswoman Haley Stevens. Professionally, Aidan is interested in policy advocacy and how promising new policy ideas can gain traction. His policy interests focus on the importance of increasing economic growth and governing emerging technologies.

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Planning Guidelines

Urban planning is ultimately a dynamic process that must evolve as the needs of the city evolve. These guidelines provide an overview of how charter city planners can effectively create a charter city that generates sustained and inclusive economic growth.

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charter cities atlas

Charter Cities Atlas: Venice with Thibault Serlet and Corey Tazzara

Today’s episode is a bonus episode, where we take a deep dive into the Italian Renaissance (with a focus on Venice) with world-renowned expert, Professor Corey Tazzara. From the fall of the Roman Empire to the formation of independent city-states, to the financial and political ramifications of the crusades, to the rise and fall of Venice as an economic powerhouse, this conversation has it all!

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