For the second installation of our #urbaneconomies series, we look at the role of funding and policy in growing tech and non-tech entrepreneurship in Cairo, using Daniel Isenberg’s Domains of the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem as a guide.
An experiment by the University of Cambridge's top criminologists found that 21 extra minutes of police patrol per day in crime 'hot spots' can reduce crime rates by 39% and save the British taxpayer thousands in prison costs.
With almost a third of the global population living without access to toilets, innovators across the world are coming up with ingenious, self-sustaining solutions. Instead of just cleaning out human waste, these toilets can recycle that waste into new products at the lowest cost.
While statistics on alcohol consumption are aplenty, most are based on beverage sales and qualitative interviews. Moreover, few studies present accurate, city-level data. New research reveals that some cities don't follow their country's patterns.