Blogs from the NYU Wagner Community


The Wagner Planner

Financial Access Initiative

  • June 20, 2016

    BRAC, the world’s largest development NGO, examines the limitations of Cost
    Benefit Analyses and how to improve research methodologies for more
    informed policy and investment decisions.

    In the last ten years, we have seen a...

  • March 1, 2016

    Thanks to the generosity of the Citi Foundation, the US Financial Diaries
    launched a blog and webinar series in partnership with Stanford Social
    Innovation Review. The series looks at the financial lives of working
    Americans and...


  • August 12, 2016

    Attack of the Zombies

    1. Night of the Living FinLit: I'm increasingly using the persistence of financial literacy programs as a proxy for the "evidence-based" movement. Here's a story about...

The Wagner Review

Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management

  • August 24, 2016

    L train reportThe L train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn will close fully to trains for 18 months in 2019 to repair extensive damage from Superstorm Sandy.  The L has become synonymous with the Brooklyn brand; ridership at Brooklyn’s Bedford Avenue station has increased more than thirty percent since 2010. The NYU Rudin Center addresses the effects … Continue reading L Train Closure and Mitigation →

  • August 18, 2016

    Olympics 2012New York City’s bid to host the 2012 Olympics resulted in a spate of new development, despite the selection of London as the host city. The NYU Rudin Center report, “How New York City Won the Olympics,” describes how the 2012 plan shaped development and transformed major areas of New York City. Mitchell L. Moss, NYU Rudin … Continue reading How NYC Won the Olympics →

  • August 18, 2016

    IMG_5657.JPGThe NYU Rudin Center’s report, “Mobility, Economic Opportunity and New York City Neighborhoods” was featured in The New York Times this week. The article applied lessons learned from New Yorkers living in transit deserts to those dreading the L train’s impending closure. Sarah M. Kaufman, NYU Rudin Center assistant director, commented in the article: “‘It is a … Continue reading Job Access report featured in NY Times →