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by Ronda Jackson on Nov 15, 2012

State and Metro Collaboration Critical to Increasing Middle-Skill Manufacturing Jobs in U.S. Cities 

State and local economic and workforce development leaders gathered at the Brookings/Living Cities State and Metropolitan Prosperity Collaborative meeting to discuss the development of effective cross-sector strategies to increase the number of middle-skill jobs in the growing manufacturing sector.

Blog Post Ronda Jackson on Nov 15, 2012

State and Metro Collaboration Critical to Increasing Middle-Skill Manufacturing… 

State and local economic and workforce development leaders gathered at the Brookings/Living Cities State and Metropolitan Prosperity Collaborative meeting to discuss the development of effective cros…

Blog Post Arthur Burris on May 9, 2012

Takeaways from Inaugural Brookings-Living Cities State and Metropolitan Prosper… 

Takeaways from a convening that brought together a select group of economic development leaders from over a dozen states and metropolitan areas to explore how to better connect metropolitan areas to …

The Brookings Institution

Strengthening Educational and Employment Pathways To Support Growth and Opportu… 

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Municipal Innovation 

Supporting a movement towards local government that is nimble, collaborative and data driven.

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Arthur Burris 

Arthur formerly led the Public Sector Innovation work at Living Cities, which includes the City Accelerator and the Project on Municipal Innovation. He is a frequent public speaker on budget and policy topics. He is now leads a team of researchers a…