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Robert Muggah On 'Fragile Cities,' Risks Facing Chicago

What makes a city strong? And what makes a city fragile? 

These questions led Robert Muggah and his team at the Igarapé Institute in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, to develop Fragile Cities — a data visualization platform that tracks the fragility of cities based on 11 metrics.

Muggah was a speaker at the 2019 Pritzker Forum on Global Cities, which was organized by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs from June 5 to 7.

Morning Shift talks to Muggah about his data-driven approach to research and how Chicago fares against the global landscape.

GUEST: Robert Muggah, co-founder and research director of the Igarapé Institute in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

LEARN MORE: What makes a city 'fragile'? (Igarapé Institute 1/5/17)

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