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Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
The Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy
Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program
Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program
William H. Frey
A bi-weekly newsletter providing data and outlining solutions for metropolitan areas from the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings.
By 2044, people of color will account for a majority of the U.S. population. In this Brookings Essay, Jennifer Bradley examines efforts in U.S. metropolitan areas to prepare a more diverse workforce, with a particular focus on Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Metropolitan Policy Program experts discuss and analyze topics key to metropolitan vibrancy and competitiveness.
Commentary and updates from the book’s authors as they travel across metropolitan America to discuss suburban poverty.
More than 2,600 of the country’s 7,000+ power plants operate within the 100 largest metro areas http://t.co/YgUAZbx27t #CleanPowerPlan
Burgeoning homegrown effort in #Memphis has secured $10+ million to strengthen worker pipeline for key sectors: http://t.co/KaeXRVMpmt
The best post-disaster recovery plans have robust citizen engagement, says @amy_liuw, reflecting on #Katrina http://t.co/OAbSWNSLmK
What role should metros play to meet #CleanPowerPlan targets? @jwkane1, @AdieTomer & @rpuentes consider:
Big implications for projected lucrative, low-barrier-to-entry transportation positions: http://t.co/yUluniW4rd http://t.co/tjPDbVPjou
Academia & private sector resources for R&D are too small in most places. Some exceptions: http://t.co/WXWPSZuURU
Big implications for projected lucrative, low-barrier-to-entry transportation positions: http://t.co/yUluniW4rd http://t.co/a2khB5icyK
"Katrina really emboldened the civic community in ways that I don’t think they were even prepared for" - @amy_liuw http://t.co/OAbSWNBavc
With the unofficial end of the construction season looming, @jwkane1 & @rpuentes consider the future labor market: http://t.co/yUluniW4rd
RT @rpuentes: Which metros produce the most wind power? Solar? Coal? Check this @BrookingsMetro interactive http://t.co/mGxitHP6yO http://t.co/SXfmYiBG7a
Seeking cleaner, more sustainable ways to produce energy directly implicates many metro areas http://t.co/YgUAZbx27t http://t.co/ruGjLubrJ3
States are responsible for meeting #CleanPowerPlan targets, but metros should also be a big part of the discussion.
# of freight train derailments nationally http://t.co/v6pWVVHpCH
In 2014: 1,202
In 2004: 2,350
RT @urbaninstitute: 1/5 HS students don't graduate, not all grads go to college, & not every student gets a degree http://t.co/GBxInw3LnB http://t.co/qJu0kf0C4S
Differences in attainment by age & race/ethnicity reflects leaky educational pipeline http://t.co/x1oRrUvwzJ http://t.co/tgG0a4lZrw
New Orleans has the opportunity to show the rest of the nation how to achieve economic transformation http://t.co/Be8UOLUWCG
RT @bruce_katz: Building for Future, Ithaca Remakes Town Square w high-density development, mixed uses and walkability @SvanteMyrick http://t.co/p1NHClCXic
A look at the link between educational attainment and employment http://t.co/x1oRrUvwzJ
RT @MarthaHRoss: Not everyone is #Backtoschool. Need to ↑ black/Latino enrollment & completion rates. http://t.co/sOiI8oFLh2 #Edequity http://t.co/iViLXIkp8K
New Orleans isn't the only metropolitan area with economic challenges. Learn more: http://t.co/Be8UOLUWCG via @FortuneMagazine
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