Future of Cities

ESI’s Climate Resilience Index: Final Update and Future Implications

February 2, 2024 / Comments Off on ESI’s Climate Resilience Index: Final Update and Future Implications

Since our most recent update on the development of ESI’s climate resilience index, we want to provide a final update before its official release outlining critical changes made during development and discussion of the index’s potential for future use. In addition, recognizing the limitations of the index will be vital for interpreting results and discerning […]

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Catalyst for Change: The Future of Cities

November 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Catalyst for Change: The Future of Cities

As Econsult Solutions celebrates the one-year anniversary of ESI Center for the Future of Cities, we are thrilled to present a collection of our smart city-focused thought leadership and research. This portfolio connects the firm’s urban economics, policy, and strategy expertise and sits at the forefront of addressing the most challenging issues city leaders face […]

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ESI Center for the Future of Cities Research Agenda

August 22, 2022 / Comments Off on ESI Center for the Future of Cities Research Agenda

Evidence-based research on the most pressing issues facing cities ESI Center for the Future of Cities brings together experts in urban economics, policy, and strategy to craft new evidence-based research on the most important issues facing cities around the world, and to provide consulting services for public and private sector organizations working in urban settings. […]

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Prioritizing Equity in EV Infrastructure Planning with Data

April 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Prioritizing Equity in EV Infrastructure Planning with Data

As gas prices skyrocketed across the country these past few months, so has the conversation surrounding electric vehicles (EVs). Congress recently passed the 1.7 trillion-dollar infrastructure bill, with nearly 7.5 billion of it allocated towards building out America’s EV charging network. Now more than ever, people are looking for alternatives to their gas vehicles and […]

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Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 1

April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 1

An ESI-ANBOUND collaborative article based on an internal survey that asked opinions for future cities What does life in urban settings look like going forward? Living through a series of social uprisings, environmental consequences, and conflicting political agenda priorities, we are experiencing not only a changing landscape, but also the increased expense of living in […]

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Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 2

April 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Perspectives from ESI & ANBOUND: Life in Cities Part 2

An ESI-ANBOUND collaborative article based on an internal survey that asked opinions for future cities What does life in urban settings look like going forward? Living through a series of social uprisings, environmental consequences, and conflicting political agenda priorities, we are experiencing not only a changing landscape, but also the increased expense of living in […]

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