Professor of Urban and Regional Political Economy, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow
Andrew Cumbers researches the broad field of urban and regional development as well as labor geography and, increasingly, alternative forms of ownership and economic democracy. He is managing editor of the journal Urban Studies and has written and collaborated with civil society think tanks and organizations. His recent book, Reclaiming Public Ownership: Making Space for Economic Democracy (Zed), was awarded the 2015 Gunnar Myrdal Prize in Evolutionary Political Economy. Andrew is a shareholder in a new cooperative enterprise to build a hydro-electric power scheme in the Scottish Highland community of Applecross.
Can a City Be Sustainable? (State of the World): Remunicipalization, the Low-Carbon Transition, and Energy Democracy