A Competitive Agenda For Renewing Pennsylvania

The way a state or region grows physically affects how it grows economically and fiscally.
December 9, 2003, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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This Brookings report contends that the economic future of a major rust belt state depends on revitalizing its demographic mix and curbing some of the nation's most radical patterns of sprawl and abandonment. Above all, the study reveals that Pennsylvania's highly decentralized growth patterns are weakening the state's established communities, undercutting the very places whose assets the state needs to compete in the knowledge economy.

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Published on Sunday, December 7, 2003 in The Brookings Institution
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