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Revitalizing Weak Market Cities in the U.S.

In this presentation at the 16th Annual Conference on the Small City, Jennifer Vey presented the Brookings Weak Market Cities Project. She discussed preliminary research findings and framework for policy reform. The poor performance of weak market cities is largely a function of the shifting national economy, negative demographic forces, and size.

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