Economic growth

WANTED: Job, Training and a Bus Pass

In a new post on Living Cities, our Director of Research and Evaluation Emily Garr Pacetti explores how recent research tells us that innovation and education are critical to long-term economic growth (income, gross metropolitan product and productivity), and that more must be done to ensure that low-income people are prepared with the skills they need to compete in today's marketplace.

Striving to Be a "First Mover"

Our Fund's Director of Regional Engagement Chris Thompson shares learnings from a recent Brookings Institution Forum with other U.S. metros on the challenges facing each region's economic growth efforts.