By partnering with universities to leverage data and technology, cities continue to emerge as bright spots of innovation. They're leading the way in tackling today's most intractable problems.
We're expanding our focus to look more broadly at how we can transform the entire food system to increase economic opportunity for millions of Americans.
Local purchasing strategies can be a catalytic force for employment in Baltimore - and are one of many ingredients in a recipe for economic development.
For the past three years, Living Cities has been testing the hypothesis that local “anchor” institutions like universities and hospitals can contribute meaningfully to the creation of economic opport…
What we have learned about the potential of anchor institutions, such as hospitals and universities, to create opportunities for low-income people.
Learn more about Cleveland's University Hospitals’ (UH) path breaking strategy to generate local wealth, economic opportunity, and jobs for residents.
Harnessing the economic impact of anchor institutions, such as hospitals and universities.
How can we maximize the potential of anchor institutions -- 'eds and meds' -- to drive economic growth and opportunity in our cities and metropolitan regions?
Today, the largest economic force in many of America’s largest cities is a university or hospital. Despite this reality, few, if any, regional economic development strategies are built around these s…
The strength of the collaboration to re-imagine and reinvent Detroit is encouraging.
For anchors to achieve their unrealized potential as regional economic drivers, they have to develop new ways to work together and with other stakeholders.
Highlights from the second Living Cities Integration Initiative Learning Community.