Luis Bettencourt

University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

Director

5735 S Ellis Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Settlement Scaling Theory: Bridging the Study of Ancient and Contemporary Urban Systems

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 6, 2019
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
José Lobo, Luis Bettencourt, Michael E. Smith and Scott Ortman
Arizona State University (ASU), University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Human Evolution and Social Change and Department of Archaeology, University of Colorado Boulder
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cities, premodern cities, data, comparative urbanism, settlement scaling

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Urban Electrification: Knowledge Pathway Toward an Integrated Research and Development Agenda

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2019
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of Colorado Boulder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Arizona State University (ASU), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Science Policy Research Unit, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Colorado School of Mines, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and University of Chicago
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Scaling of Hunter Gatherer Camp Size and Human Sociality

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 5, 2019
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Arizona State University (ASU), Institute of Archaeology, University College London, University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, Arizona State University (ASU), Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Human Evolution and Social Change and Department of Archaeology, University of Colorado Boulder
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Quantitative Methods for the Comparative Analysis of Cities in History

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 7, 2019
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Luis Bettencourt and José Lobo
University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and Arizona State University (ASU)
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Urbanization, scaling, economic growth, data, Zipf’s law, Instability, Resilience

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Towards a Statistical Mechanics of Cities

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper No. 8, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2019
Luis Bettencourt
University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation
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Life Between the City and the Village: Comparative Analysis of Service Access in Indian Urban Slums

Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Sep 2019
Luis Bettencourt and Anand Sahasranaman
University of Chicago - Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation and Krea University - Division of Mathematics and Computer Science
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Human Development, Informal Settlements, Poverty, India, Infrastructure, Scaling