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John Hoyt

John Hoyt

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John Hoyt is an experienced leader and manager, having built non-profit and for-profit organizations in the U.S., Chile, Brazil, and China. He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business from the University of Florida, and recently completed a Masters in International Development from the University of Edinburgh with a dissertation focused on charter cities. John’s passion for development stems from his first-hand experience with urban poor in Latin America as well as life in the mega-cities of Asia.

 

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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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