In this presentation at The Council on Foundations, Bruce Katz presented the Brookings Weak Market Cities Project, its preliminary findings, and the preliminary framework for policy reform. He explained how the environment for U.S. cities today is generally positive. But some cities have not fully realized many of the advantages enjoyed by more successful urban areas. The Project identifies 59 “weak market” cities.
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