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Series: First Suburbs
On the Record

Transformative Investments: Unleashing the Potential of American Cities

Transformative Investments are multi-dimensional efforts that remake the urban physical landscape to stimulate economic growth, improve fiscal vitality, and advance social equity. In this presentation, Bruce Katz discusses the profound demographic, economic, social, and cultural forces reshaping the nation, how these broad forces give cities the best chance to compete in decades, and how cities are increasingly making Transformative Investments to realize their full potential.

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