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Revitalizing Older Industrial Cities: Capitol Hill Summit

Jennifer S. Vey

Once thriving centers of business and commerce, growth, and prosperity, decades of deindustrialization and demographic change have left America’s older industrial metro areas still struggling against slow population growth, lagging productivity, urban disinvestment, and sprawl. This presentation at the Revitalizing Older Cities Capitol Hill Summit offers a set of federal policies that could help spur innovation, boost human capital, improve infrastructure, and nurture the growth of quality places in these historic communities.

    

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