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Metro Centric

Amid a sluggish economic recovery, the United States is desperately searching for ways to create jobs in the near term and retool the economy for the long haul. My colleague Bruce Katz outlines some ways the nation can move forward by curbing the old economy’s bad habits, investing in innovation and infrastructure, and aiming to export to the world.

The piece is a good window on the latest thinking here, fleshing out how metropolitan areas drive the national economy and how to capitalize on it.