Cities and Urbanization

No, COVID-19 won’t kill our cities. Here’s why

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on cities across the world. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

John Rennie Short

Professor, School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Michael J. Orlando

Lecturer, Finance and Politics, Global Energy Management Program, University of Colorado Denver


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