Interim President Amy Liu outlines how she’s now working to help keep Brookings at its best, now and into the future.
Making local economies prosperous and resilient: The case for a modern Economic Development Administration
American competitiveness depends upon having strong, resilient local and regional economies that include rural places. Brookings Metro scholars make the case for a modernized, better resourced U.S. Economic Development Administration to be a key partner and catalyst.
Amy Liu says that more than ever, cities and metro areas matter for America’s future. They are at the forefront of demographic change, innovation, competitiveness, adaptation to climate change, and more.
Our journey toward a more perfect union cannot pit cities, suburbs, and rural areas against one another. But it will rely on large metro areas to invent America’s future, so that both they and our smaller communities can thrive.
Four ways cities should rebuild to support a more equitable and robust economy for their workers and entrepreneurs.
A new report from Amy Liu and Reniya Dinkins provides CEOs a three-part framework to advance racial equity in their regional economies.
For many Americans—particularly people of color and those living in struggling post-industrial regions—the “normal” that preceded the pandemic wasn’t cutting it. This essay outlines a vision for rebuilding the country.
America’s big cities are ascendant, while smaller and rural places struggle to keep up. Amy Liu and Nathan Arnosti outline a solution for policymakers in the New York Times.