UT Lecture with Dr. Eric van Holm: Gentrification and the Future of American Cities

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Do the benefits of gentrification for policymakers outweigh the prices for displaced citizens? Neighborhoods as well as cities have actually gone through considerable modifications in their expense and also personality over the past twenty years, a procedure lodged in the public’s mind as gentrification. As a new class of residents have actually gone into underdeveloped neighborhoods, leas and also housing values have raised, feeding fears of displacement and developing an expanding issue for plan makers and also the public.

Dr. Eric van Holm is a postdoctoral research fellow of C-STEPS, ASU. His research rate of interests include economic and also urban growth, community-led adjustment and also administration, advancement, scientific research and also modern technology policy, and also social entrepreneurship. His existing tasks consist of researching the effect of minors baseball arenas on downtown redevelopment and also the experiences of foreign faculty operating in American universities.