This presentation was given by Bruce Katz to the Council of Michigan Foundations. It examines the general trends affecting metropolitan areas including shifting population, uneven growth, changing demographics, decentralization, and the costs of decentralizations. The presentation proposes a new metropolitan agenda to address these issues and examples of state and local policy reforms.
View the complete Powerpoint Presentation—(1263 KB)
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