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Well-being, Public Policy, and Complex Urban Systems

Sustainability Series

Philip D. Allsopp

In this talk, Allsopp will review well-being metrics and examine the impacts of public policy based on incomplete urban, infrastructure, social and economic models. A case study of Native American housing will be used to highlight the negative impacts of inadequate attention to wellbeing and place-making.

Allsopp spent 26 years in the management consulting field leading health care industry and system dynamics practices with major firms including A.T. Kearney and Science Applications International Corporation. Phil is a Ph.D. candidate at Kingston University, London, UK and is conducting research in Arizona into the impacts on well-being and human emotions of the visual characteristics of place.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.