Virginia Carlson

Virginia Carlson, Ph.D. is a national figure in the role of information resources and their role in harnessing information for urban revitalization. She has developed and applied her expertise in a variety of settings, including: identifying data sources for the State of Illinois Index of Leading Indicators; constructing economic indicators for redevelopment options in Gorj County, Romania; identifying key data intervention points for federal data as the Deputy Director for Data Policy at the Brookings Institution's Urban Markets Initiative; and designing the strategic information approach for the campaign to induce The Boeing Company to move its headquarters to Chicago. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Public Data Users.

Civic Apps Competition Handbook Civic Apps Competition Handbook
by Virginia Carlson, Kate Eyler-Werve
September 2012
Print: $9.99
Ebook: $8.99

What Kind of Data do Government Agencies Have? What Kind of Data do Government Agencies Have?
by Virginia Carlson
March 2011