For a Strong Economy, Focus on Inclusive Growth

The time has come to shift the narrative from winner-take-all urbanism to a more broadly shared urbanism for all. As one economic development official said to me recently: “For too long we emphasized economic growth, and that has helped accentuate many of the problems our cities and regions now face. Our profession is called economic development and that’s what we should emphasize; not just growth but the full development of our people, neighborhoods and communities.” That’s what the budding movement for inclusive growth and prosperity is about.

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