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Edward J. Blakely is Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning at the
University of California, Berkeley, USA, and previously a
Commissioner for the Greater Sydney Commission, Australia. He is an
US National Science Foundation Professor and Fellow of the US
National Academy of Public Administration. Dr Blakely is one of the
leading scholar-practitioners in economic development in the world.
He advised the OECD on Economic Revitalisation and was appointed
Executive Director of Recovery for New Orleans by Mayor C. Ray
Nagin in 2007.
Richard Hu is a Professor of Urban Planning and Design at
University of Canberra, Australia. He is a professorial fellow of
the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and associate editor of
International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development. Based in the
Globalisation and Cities Research Program headed by him, his
research cuts across urban design, urban science, and urban policy
to investigate important contemporary issues about design
excellence, global cities, urban competitiveness and
sustainability, and place-based innovation in an environment of
increasing uncertainty and change.