Applied Research for Change (ARCx) was founded in 2015 by Professor André Corrêa d’Almeida when he created, launched and led the "Smarter New York City" program, with the collaboration of 27 scholars from 9 different universities and 21 research centers. "Smarter New York City” is a program to help city agencies and municipalities design, implement and scale up urban innovation agendas. Lessons learned and recommendations for cities around the world are available in the book published by Columbia University Press. ARCx’s scope of work expanded over the last five years to include programs on Urban Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Circular Economy, Parliamentary Systems Reform, Education for Sustainable Development. 

 

 

Our Network of Experts

 

Smarter New York City

Director of the Design Management program at Pratt Institute

Marie McBride
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Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) 

Stefaan Verhulst
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Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and the Director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

Stephen Goldsmith
 

NYC Circular City

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Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer of the Governance Laboratory @NYU (GovLab) 

Stefaan Verhulst
 

Smarter Portugal

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Catholic University of Portugal

Maria Ana Carneiro
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Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University and Dean of the Institute for Distance Learning.

Roberto Carneiro

Reform of the Parliamentary System in Portugal

 
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Catholic University of Portugal

Pedro Duarte Silva
 

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Adam Ingle

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