Metro Nation: How Ohio’s Cities and Metro Areas Can Drive Prosperity in the 21st Century

Bruce Katz
Bruce Katz Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab - Drexel University

September 7, 2007

At a legislative conference in Cambridge, Ohio, Bruce Katz stressed the importance of cities and metro areas to the state’s overall prosperity. Acknowledging the decline of Ohio’s older industrial cities, Katz noted the area’s many assets and argued for a focus on innovation, human capital, infrastructure, and quality communities as means to revitalize the region.