It can be difficult for a city to recover when, on top of unemployment, homes are boarded up or downtown is empty. Project Rebuild's strategies are exactly how smart growth can help communities facing these challenges.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama laid out strategies for better education, better energy production, better transportation and better job creation. All of these strategies are key to a stronger American economy.
In a new book, I subject a number of core presumptions of both Wall Street and major corporations about business growth to the scrutiny of hard research--presumptions that were major contributors to the 2008 financial meltdown.