Kate Ascher





Kate Ascher



Kate Ascher is an author and was executive vice president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Her 2005 book, The Works: Anatomy of a City, a textual and graphic exploration of how the complicated and often overlapping infrastructure of a modern city works, garnered wide discussion and praise when it was published. She left the NYCEDC in 2007 for Vornado Realty Trust. She formerly held positions with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and in corporate finance.

Ascher received her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in government from the London School of Economics and her B.A. in political science from Brown University.

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Average rating: 4.09 · 1,245 ratings · 162 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Works: Anatomy of a City

4.12 avg rating — 978 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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The Heights: Anatomy of a S...

3.99 avg rating — 199 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Way to Go: Moving by Se...

4.09 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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The Politics Of Privatisati...

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