Stephen Macekura


What’s the Matter with GDP?

Why did GDP become so popular and so widespread, and why are so many people critiquing it today?

The Problem of Assessment: Part II

In our last post, we highlighted some of the recent historical changes surrounding assessments. How do all these measurements help us understand what it means to thrive in today's cities? Part II of III

The Problem of Assessment: Part I

Understanding the nature of thriving in cities requires tackling challenging questions about how to identify, conceptualize, measure, and assess urban life. This is Part I of three posts exploring such inquiries.