Faculty Associate Issue and Seminar Briefs

April 22, 2015

Issue brief by William Solecki – “Climate Injustice: Social Context”

In this brief, William Solecki, Professor of Geography at Hunter College and outgoing director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, writes on the social context of climate change, and the emerging awareness…  

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Bipasha Chatterjee – “Climate Injustice: Economic Division”

In this brief, Bipasha Chatterjee, Environmental Economist, Hunter College, addresses issues of economic equity and disparity need to address climate justice in demonstrably equitable ways. Download the Brief (PDF) Part of the…  

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Peter Marcotullio – “Climate Injustice: Demographic Destiny.”

In this brief, Peter Marcotullio, Hunter College Professor of Geography and Director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities describes the paradox of urbanization, as urban zones are at once the…  

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February 10, 2015

Ida Susser and Filip A. Stabrowski – “Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study

In this, the third brief in the Roosevelt House series on Affordable Housing, “Unaffordable Housing: A Case Study,” Professors Ida Susser (Anthropology) and Filip Stabrowski (Anthropology) analyze past administrations’ housing policies while suggesting…  

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February 3, 2015

Peter Kwong and Samuel Stein: “Preserve and Protect Chinatown”

In this, the second brief in the Roosevelt House series on Affordable Housing, “Preserve and Protect Chinatown,” Peter Kwong (Distinguished Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter) and Samuel Stein (Adjunct Professor…  

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January 26, 2015

Matthew G. Lasner – “Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now”

“Affordable Housing in New York City: Then and Now,” is an Issue Brief by Matthew Gordon Lasner, Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs & Planning at Hunter College, which provides a…  

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February 5, 2014

Urban Food Policy: The 2012 Joan H. Tisch Health Policy Seminar

In the fall of 2012, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College convened a Food Policy Seminar of faculty experts throughout the City University of New York (CUNY)…  

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January 8, 2014

Paper on cigarette tax avoidance in NYC

Using data about tax stamps obtained from random samples of littered packs of cigarettes, collected once before and three times after a June 2008 NYS tax increase, we find that…  

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