Economic Lessons For American Cities

Pennsylvania and California -- one old economy, one new economy. But both are seriously threatened by the dramatic changes taking place in the American economy.
January 18, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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This week on Smart City Radio host Carol Colletta looks at the economic lessons for American. Pennsylvania is old economy, and Mark Muro of Brookings says one reason the state's economy has lagged is its public policy that provides incentives for the wrong things, including sprawl. California is new economy, but Salon.com senior writer Katharine Mieszkowski warns that the move of jobs offshore may permanently change that state's role as world technology leader. Listen live on the Web Saturdays at 8 a.m. CST and Sundays at noon CST. In Memphis and the Mid-South, tune into 91.1, WKNO FM, at 9 a.m. Sundays or on 88.9, WKNA FM, Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Sundays at noon. Or listen to archived shows online anytime.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Saturday, January 17, 2004 in Smart City
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