Addressing the Challenges of Growth in the Washington Region

Alice M. Rivlin
Alice Rivlin
Alice M. Rivlin Former Brookings Expert

February 24, 2006

At the Potomac Conference, a gathering of several hundred business, public and non-profit leaders from around the Washington, DC region, Alice Rivlin gave the opening plenary presentation by providing current and projected data on the metropolitan area. Researchers from George Washington University, George Mason University, the University of Maryland, and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments contributed to the presentation. Dr. Rivlin ended her talk by challenging the attendees to consider several major challenges and opportunities facing the region.

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