Strengthening management and leadership in cities
Resources to equip current and future global leaders to improve the lives of city residents.
What we're up to
We catalyze impact in cities, where more than half of the world’s people live
Data-Smart City Solutions
Q&A: Mike Bloomberg Talks with Stephen Goldsmith About Cities and Innovation
Bloomberg Center for Cities
These Students and Graduates Are Helping Solve Pressing Problems at the Local Level
The program helped us sharpen our skills, learn new ideas, and prepare us to lead our cities into the future.Mayor Tishaura O. Jones
St. Louis, Missouri
The instructors challenge you to grow. The other mayors become your friends. I’m better at my job because of it and my city is the beneficiary.Mayor Todd Gloria
San Diego, California
Thanks to the knowledge and support the Bloomberg Center for Cities has provided, our municipal care system is now a reality.Mayor Luis Donaldo Colosio Riojas
Here at the Center
Multidisciplinary research, innovative labs and fellowships, illuminating classroom experiences, global convenings, and more.
We pursue multidisciplinary research to generate practical knowledge, tools, and ideas in response to real-world challenges.
Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative
State Capabilities for Problem-Oriented Governance
Perspectives on Public Management and Governance
The People Lab
Improving Delivery of the Social Safety Net: The Role of Stigma
Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory