Dr Nuno  F. da Cruz

Dr Nuno F. da Cruz

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow

LSE Cities

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Key Expertise
Urban Governance, Local Government, Public Policy, Urban Planning

About me

Nuno F. da Cruz is Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science. His work on urban and metropolitan governance is multidisciplinary in nature and global in reach, engaging with a wide range of public policy issues. Nuno has vast experience in leading and coordinating international research projects on multilevel governance, city planning, urban infrastructure, local government transparency and accountability, democratic and economic performance, and sustainability. This work has been published in books and leading journals such as Public Administration, Government Information Quarterly, Journal of Urban Affairs, Cities, Environment and Planning C, and Omega. His latest research efforts have been focused on network governance. Nuno has been working in cooperation with various non-government and multilateral organisations such as UCLG, Metropolis, UN Habitat and Transparency International. He teaches and convenes training workshops related to both his research and consulting work. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Urban Affairs Review.


Research Projects


Full publications listed on  LSE Research Online and Google Scholar

Expertise Details

Cities; Urban/Local/Regional Governance; Strategic Planning; Networks; Measurement; Transparency; Democracy; Sustainability; Urban Technology; Public Infrastructure; Utilities; Public Services; Urban Studies; Political Science