5.31.2013 | BRR members met at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC, on May 31, to present their latest research to a closed-door session with policymakers and other scholars. The topics cover economic resilience and governance, social equity among and within regions, an overview of regionalism, and the immigration challenge facing regions.
The working papers are available for download now.
- Regional Economic Capacity, Economic Shocks, and Economic Resilience (Nancy Augustine, Hal Wolman, Howard Wial, and Mara McMillen)
- Buddy, Can You Spare Some Time? Social Inclusion and Sustained Prosperity in America’s Metropolitan Regions (Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor)
- Homogenized Diversity: Economic Visions in the Great Recession (Margaret Cowell, Juliet Gainsborough, and Kate Lowe)
- Capacity or Equity? Federal Funding Competition Across and Within Regions (Kate Lowe, Juliet Gainsborough, and Sarah Reckhow)
- Governance and the Geography of Poverty: Why Does Suburbanization Matter? (Rolf Pendall, Margaret Weir, and Chris Narducci)
- The Economic Integration of Immigrants and Regional Resilience (T. William Lester and Mai Thi Nguyen)
- Struggling over Strangers or Receiving Resilience? The Metropolitics of Immigrant Integration ( John Mollenkopf and Manuel Pastor)