U.S. metropolitan areas are now home to 83 percent of American citizens, serving as incubators of innovation and entrepreneurship that can help generate quality jobs and spur sustainable economic growth. Brookings experts examine the role of U.S. metro areas in driving the U.S. economy and how best to create a platform for U.S. cities and metropolitan areas to boost American competitiveness in the global marketplace.
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It’s the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty, yet suburbia is home to the largest and fastest growing poor population in the country.
Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube offer anti-poverty strategies that work region-wide.
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