To secure long-term prosperity, the United States should build on the assets of its metropolitan areas. Federal policy reforms to enhance innovation, human capital, infrastructure and quality places will ultimately help our economy to grow in more productive, inclusive and sustainable ways. On January 7, Robert Puentes answered questions in a live web chat with Politico‘s Fred Barbash about the challenges and opportunities President-elect Barack Obama faces.
Every Wednesday between the election and the inauguration, Brookings experts and editors from Politico will host “The Scouting Report,” a live web chat discussing pressing issues facing our president-elect.
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