This PowerPoint by Bruce Katz illustrates stagnant growth, housing sprawl, and the increasing abandonment of Pennsylvania’s cities and older suburbs—trends dimming the prospects for developing a high-wage economy in the state.
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"There needs to be substantial follow along investment from the supply chain. This is a significant gamble. For [Wisconsin's state investment in Foxconn] to pay off, you need to build not just one company … you need to build a number of smaller and medium-sized companies."