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...


  • September 23, 2016

    1. Microfinance Subsidy: Back before there were impact evaluations the heated discussions in microfinance were about costs and subsidies (and business model, which is really a conversation about cost and subsidy). Those conversations have died down as the focus shifted to impact...

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Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management

  • September 20, 2016

    Intelligent ParatransitOur new report, Intelligent Paratransit, is available for download here. Executive Summary As Americans aged 65 or older increase from fifteen to twenty percent of the population by 2030, cities across the United States will face a transportation crisis. Urban residents who are physically unable to use public transportation, including the disabled and mobility-impaired elderly, … Continue reading New Report: Intelligent Paratransit →

  • September 19, 2016

    SouthwestBrooklynThe NYU Rudin Center for Transportation hosted Reimagining Southwest Brooklyn last week. Chris Ward of global engineering firm AECOM presented a redevelopment plan that would add thousands of residential units to the Brooklyn waterfront and a subway connection to lower Manhattan. Read the Southwest Brooklyn study here.

  • September 19, 2016

    The Rudin Center is seeking a Program Administrator. We’re looking for someone who will bring technical, human, and conceptual skill to the daily operations of the Center and our larger projects. Sound like you? Apply today! Click here for the description and instructions for applying.