The Public Wealth of Cities: How to Unlock Hidden Assets to Boost Growth and Prosperity
Hardback | Sep 2017 | Brookings Institution Press | 9780815729983 | 233pp | 229x152mm | RFB
Crumbling streets and bridges. Poorly performing schools and inadequate social services. These are common complaints in cities, which too often struggle just to keep the lights on, much less make the longterm investments necessary for future generations. It doesn’t have to be this way. This book by two internationally recognized experts in public finance describes a new way of restoring economic vitality and financial stability to cities, using steps that already have been proven remarkably successful.