New York, February 2 – The NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate Urban Lab’s formal kick-off event, “Empowering Cities Under the New Administration,” was held on February 2, 2017 and featured Benjamin Barber, founder and president of the Global Parliament of Mayors, Richard Florida, Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley (NYU Stern School of Business). The panelists debated the challenges cities face in engaging with the new administration and how they can support urban innovation in the context of a more complex political environment. Link