AHURI RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
Research in progress
Discover AHURI's ongoing cities research program
In 2019, AHURI launched three inaugural research projects on Cities and Urban Research. These projects explore government coordination, responses to urban transportation and housing supply and social infrastructure.
Led by Associate Professor Andrew Butt at RMIT University
Investigating the experiences of local government in cooperative models of Australian metropolitan governance, and providing recommendations for policy and the development of more extensive research on metropolitan governance.
Led by Professor Jago Dodson at RMIT University
Looking into drivers and processes of change within metropolitan transport systems in Australia and internationally to identify future options and directions for policy development.
Led by Dr Somwrita Sarkar at the University of Sydney
Developing a monitoring framework that correlates the supply of new residential dwellings and potential population growth against the delivery of social infrastructure in greenfield areas.
What role do housing costs, migration and the benefits/problems of agglomeration have on raising economic productivity?
How does affordable private rental housing supply support labour markets and urban productivity, and what are the implications for strategic funding and planning interventions in metropolitan and non-metropolitan Australia?