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Bruce Katz
Bruce J. Katz is a vice president at the Brookings Institution and founding director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. He is also co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution (Brookings Press, 2013), a distillation of his work on the emerging metropolitan-led "next economy" and its practitioners around the country working to produce more and better jobs driven by innovation, exports and sustainability.

Entries by Bruce Katz

Our 13 Favorite Books of 2013

(0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2013 | 10:27 PM

Since our own book, The Metropolitan Revolution, was published in June, we've encountered many other great books and amazing authors, who have inspired us, challenged us, and generally made us think. As 2013 comes to a close, here are 13 books (and a bonus e-book) you should investigate...

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What Government Shutdown? Metros Open for Business

(2) Comments | Posted October 2, 2013 | 11:31 AM

For months I've been saying, "the federal government, like Elvis, has left the building," and people usually laugh. Well, now that's literally come true, and it's not funny.

But as I travel around the country, I see metropolitan leaders who are doing the opposite. Every day, they're...

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Today's American Revolution

(46) Comments | Posted July 4, 2013 | 8:27 AM

This Fourth of July, we are celebrating a new revolution -- a "Metropolitan Revolution." In the absence of constructive action in Washington, cities and metropolitan areas have emerged as the can-do directors of the nation, taking powerful steps to grow jobs and remake their economies for the long haul.


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Organizing for Metropolitan Change

(6) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 9:12 AM

America circa 2013 can seem like a place defined by drift and dysfunction. But there is change afoot away from the nation's capital, the usual focus of our attention.

Cities and metropolitan areas -- and the networks of individuals and institutions helming them -- are becoming our national leaders: experimenting,...

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