553Jun 19, 2013
Book Discussion on The Metropolitan Revolution
Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley talked about their book, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economies, in which they argue that ...
144Feb 7, 2013
Panelists talked about ways to strengthen the manufacturing sector. Some of their suggestions included improving negative attitudes toward manufacturing jobs, better education, and targeting ...
341Jan 15, 2013
Manufacturing Industries Job Growth
Panelists talked about bolstering job growth in manufacturing industry. Topics included corporate tax rates, vocational education and internships, and the gap between workers' jobs skills and ...
303Sep 12, 2012
Technology, Jobs, and the Urban Future
Panelists talked about technology and entrepreneurial activity in urban areas throughout the country. They talked about U.S. competitiveness, creating jobs, economic growth, and revitalizing ...
693Feb 13, 2012
General Electric Forum on American Competitiveness
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt urged Congress and the White House to adopt a budget plan along the lines of the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction package. He spoke at the start of a week-long ...
103Jan 19, 2012
Panelists talked about ways to increase U.S. exports, the importance of tourism, and attracting business to U.S. cities. They also responded to questions from the audience.
200Jan 13, 2012
Advanced Industries and Exports
Panelists talked about increasing U.S.advanced manufacturing and exports.
This program was part of a Brookings Institution day-long discussion on U.S. economic growth through innovation.
136Jan 13, 2012
Secretary Bryson on U.S. Economic Competitiveness
Secretary of Commerce John Bryson talked about the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. He said the country is losing its global economic position, blaming short-term thinking by policy in part ...
475Nov 21, 2011
Deficit Reduction Committee Recommendations
Panelists talked about their recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.
166Jan 12, 2011
Green Energy and the Economy
Panelists focused on the state of the energy industry, efforts to employ more “green” technology, and long-term economic strategies. They also responded to questions from the ...
61Oct 30, 2010
Governors: An Emerging "Pragmatic Caucus"?
Bruce Katz talked about how candidates in many of the 37 races for governor this year are campaigning by advocating specific economic and job-creation policies that are less tailored to traditional ...
126Oct 13, 2010
Community Renewal, Academic Panel
Scholars spoke about community development issues and programs and initiatives designed to provide economic relief, as well as to assist communities during the recession. They also answered ...
93May 18, 2010
White House Council on Automotive Communities and Workers
Administration officials, state leaders, and automobile industry representatives talked about the state of the automobile industry, the economy, and creating jobs within the U.S. They also talked ...
279Nov 19, 2009
Urban Fiscal Challenges
Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and the National League of Cities hosted a forum on city fiscal conditions, the responses being undertaken by creative mayors, and the implications for national ...
82Feb 22, 2009
Special Session on Infrastructure Development
In a special session of the winter meeting of the National Governors Association, participants talked about infrastructure repair and improvement, potential economic benefits of infrastructure ...
230Sep 23, 2008
The Future of Housing and Credit Markets
The Brookings Institution held a forum on the future of housing and credit markets. Panelists spoke about sub-prime mortgage loans, deregulation which occurred over the past two decades, and ...