Prior to joining the Charter Cities Institute as a Researcher, Jeffrey worked as an MA Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He previously worked on immigration policy as an intern at the National Immigration Forum, the Niskanen Center, and the Bipartisan Policy Center. He holds a BA in economics from the University of Maryland and an MA in economics from George Mason University. His writing has been published in Quartz Africa, Morning Consult, Works in Progress, and the Washington Examiner, among others.
This fascinating and thoughtful conversation is packed with insight on what is needed to broaden and enhance our understanding of economic growth, important arguments of the past, and how far projects might go towards enabling us to see a better future.
Dr. Linda Colley, a leading expert on British imperial and global history, joins us on the podcast. We talk global constitutions and their relationship between war and revolution, and much more.
In Honduras, the National Congress unanimously repealed the constitutional amendment and enabling law for charter cities, known as Zonas de Empleo de Desarrollo Económico (Zones for Employment and Economic Development) or ZEDEs. Now we take a deeper look at what happened in Honduras, and what comes next.
Talking to us today is urban planning researcher Heba Elhanafy. We dive into the episode with an overview of what the newly released Planning Guidelines cover, and how new city making has evolved. We hear about the three topics the Planning Guidelines tackle.
Joining us to discuss the beautification of urban spaces today is Dr. Samuel Hughes, a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange, a Research Fellow in Philosophy, Theology, and Religion at Oxford University, and a frequent commentator on issues ranging from architecture and urbanism to aesthetics.
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