Alison Bates

Cities like Detroit can find the funds and initiative to make downsizing work by identifying as many stakeholders and potential partners as possible, writes Alison Bates, who thinks that "right-sizing" is the right move for the city. Exclusive
May 9, 2011  By Alison Bates
As the Empire Zones (EZ) program sunsets in New York State, there is an opportunity to learn from past mistakes to devise a more functioning economic development strategy. The controversial program expired in January of 2010. How should the program that follows be improved? Alison Bates has some ideas. Exclusive
Mar 4, 2010  By Alison Bates