China's Urban Policy Leaps While U.S. Lags

China's fast-paced development is making it into a major economic power. Its emphasis on urban policy is leaving the U.S. in the dust, writes Eugenie Birch.
July 18, 2009, 1pm PDT | Nate Berg
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"We know about the great economic disparities among and within China's rural and urban populations. But China and its municipalities are clearly on target with their focus on knowledge production, building critical infrastructure, and developing industries to help the country grow its competitive edge.

So where are we in the United States with regard to urban policy?"

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Published on Thursday, July 16, 2009 in Citiwire
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