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Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

At the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, our researchers come from the social, natural, and computational sciences, along with the humanities. Together, we pursue innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship, develop new educational programs, and provide leadership and evidence to support global, sustainable urban development.
In the next 20-30 years, Earth will reach peak population, with the net population growth of 4 to 5 billion happening in cities. The Mansueto Institute creates the research, evidence, and knowledge that empowers citizens from the realms of policy, activism, and practice, to realize the potential of our increasingly urban world.

Institutes, Labs, and Centers
Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
Africa & the MIddle East
Latin America
Urban Transformation
Cultures, Creeds, Arts, & Society