On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods, a new book edited by Paul C. Brophy, aims to stimulate a national dialogue about middle neighborhoods. Presented through case studies and essays by leading policymakers, community development professionals, and scholars, this volume explores the complex web of neighborhoods transitioning—for better or worse—across America.
A report exploring how the notice and takedown process became one of the principle mechanisms for regulating freedom of expression, and what it means when robots take over the job of mediating conflicts over online speech.
The Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities is a nine-point strategy that shapes a new approach to preservation, adapts existing tools and policies used by preservationists, and promotes place-based collaboration, especially in legacy cities like Newark, Detroit, and Cleveland.
Maureen Conway and Robert Giloth bring together new perspectives on workforce development strategies in the health care, construction, manufacturing and restaurant industries.
The Chinese translation of Media Piracy in Emerging Economies: the first large-scale comparative study of media markets, media piracy, and IP enforcement in the developing world.
A comparative study of media consumption, media acquisition, and attitudes toward copyright enforcement, based on a survey of 2300 Americans and 1000 Germans in August-September 2011.
Oligrapher is a social network mapping tool designed to support the work of data journalists and other researchers who need to tell stories based on complex social network data. The Influence Mapping project supported the development of a standalone version that can be downloaded for use with any dataset.
The Eisenhower Memorial Commission recently launched an interactive website that shares the unique history and mission of The American Assembly, which was founded by Eisenhower during his time as president of Columbia University. The Assembly is honored to be featured as the first legacy organization of Dwight D. Eisenhower on the Commission's memorial website.
A navigable map of the higher ed curriculum based on one million syllabi.
How the automation of notice and takedown--arguably the key legal procedure for the regulation of online speech--undermines its core compromise between users, copyright holders, and internet companies..
Between July and September, 2013, The Assembly surveyed members of the Global Congress community to learn more about current projects and priorities in global research and advocacy on intellectual property and access to knowledge.
A call for stronger partnerships among municipal governments and local anchor institutions, for regional export plans and venture funds, and for fully utilizing the opportunities afforded by Governor Cuomo's Regional Economic Development Councils in the service of New York's struggling upstate cities.
An effort to rethink strategies for sustainability, livability, and growth in cities facing long-term population loss, industrial decline, and other economic challenges.
The Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, August 25-27, 2011, convened over 180 experts from 32 countries and six continents to help re-articulate the public interest dimension in intellectual property law and policy. The Washington Declaration is the result of that conversation.
The initial report of the 2011 "Legacy Cities" Assembly in Detroit, the report emphasizes the importance of differentiating market-driven development strategies useful in stronger neighborhoods from public investment driven strategies targeted at more economically challenged areas.
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