Metropolitan Pennsylvania

April 1, 2008

In Pennsylvania, the next major presidential primary state, concerns about the economy loom large as global competition, economic restructuring, and an aging workforce threaten the state’s ability to prosper. A true economic agenda for the state and its 16 metropolitan areas must speak to the core assets of Pennsylvania’s economy and where these assets are located: the state’s many small and large metropolitan areas. Amy Liu says an effort has to be made to build upon those assets for the future of the Keystone state and the nation as a whole.