SUL and CRE's new course: Sustainable Real Estate: Economics and Business (11. s965)
Siqi Zheng, Zhengzhen Tan, and Juan Palacios are excited to introduce this new course this Spring 2021. The course is designed to provide students with deep insights into the tension and synergy between sustainability and the real estate industry. Please email the teaching team at email@example.com if you are interested in learning more about this subject.
SUL Tech Talk Series, Fridays Jan 15-Feb 5
4 Tech Talks during IAP will be offered by SUL researchers every Friday starting Jan 15th. The talks will cover relevant applications of NLP in social science research, data visualization for urban studies, and recent technology advances in the fight against COVID-19. Please join us and register here: https://forms.gle/ZuVx6MWLN8RwViteA
Prof. Siqi Zheng featured in the recent edition of “Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine”
Prof. Siqi Zheng, the faculty director of MIT Center for Real Estate and Sustainable Urbanization Lab, was featured in the “On The Move” section in the recent edition of “Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine”.
SUL research on industrial parks is on MIT News.
When playing favorites can hurt growth. In recent decades China has built over 1,400 large industrial parks, a massive investment accounting for over 40 percent of the country’s manufacturing jobs. However, some of these projects are more successful than others. Now, a study co-authored by an MIT professor suggests that some industrial parks appear to have been developed due to networks of political ties — and those parks distinctly underperform their counterparts.
SUL research "Clean Air as an Experience Good in Urban China" on VoxChina
If clean air is a valued experience good, then the short-term reduction in pollution in the spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 shutdown could have persistent medium-term effects on reducing urban pollution levels as cities adopt new “blue sky” regulations to maintain recent pollution progress.
Prof. Siqi Zheng Joined World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Clean Air
The Global Future Council will drive thought leadership and inform cutting-edge solutions; look for opportunities for innovating, shaping and scaling collective progress; and support the World Economic Forum in building a concerted multistakeholder action agenda on ambient air pollution.
(Postponed) MIT China Seminar by Matt Kahn
MIT DUSP News