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A world renowned scholar, Cornell City and Regional Planning Professor Mildred Warner’s work focuses primarily on local government service delivery, economic development and planning across generations. Professor Warner’s research explores the impact of privatization and devolution on local government and the role of human services as part of the social infrastructure for economic development.

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Dr. Mildred E. Warner is a Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University where her work focuses primarily on local government service delivery, economic development and planning across generations. Dr. Warner’s research explores the impact of privatization and devolution on local government and the role of human services as part of the social infrastructure for economic development. Her work shows potential for market based solutions in public service delivery but also raises cautions about the uneven incidence of market approaches in depressed inner city and rural areas. Her work on planning across generations explores new community development models for addressing human services and linking the needs of children and elders. Her work on local government economic development policy focuses also on the potential linkages to environmental sustainability action. Click here for full bio.

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