About Cynthia Goytia

Cynthia Goytia is professor and Head of the M.Sc. in Urban Economics at Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2012, she founded and chairs its Center on Housing and Urban Policies, one of the most prestigious urban research centers in Latin America. She holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Goytia developed many fundamental publications on informal land markets and land use regulation. She is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and a senior urban consultant to governments and multilateral organisations.

Urban Challenges in Post-COVID Times

By |2024-01-04T15:50:14+01:00June 30th 2022|

The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated existing challenges in the domain of social inclusion and housing. Cynthia Goytia on how cities can rise to these challenges and which solutions have already proven successful in urban Latin America.

Learning from Latin America’s Informal Settlements and Urban Policies

By |2024-01-04T14:25:41+01:00March 18th 2021|

Informal housing is a common phenomenon in Latin America, and governmental regulations are designed to counteract it. However, some of them have had the opposite effect. Cynthia Goytia on its underlying dynamics and a necessary shift in urban policies.

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