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Past Events

We Will Chicago: Economic Development

PAST EVENT

The final public engagement event in the We Will Chicago series gathers local and international leaders to discuss models of equitable economic development.

Chicago El train
Josh Hild

Global Voices, Local Action: Transportation and Infrastructure

PAST EVENT

Hear from local and international leaders and offer feedback at the next public engagement session in the We Will Chicago series.

Chicago infrastructure
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Midwest Moving to Leadership in Sustainable Green Economy

BLOG
Global Insight by Coauthors

The post-industrial communities of the Midwest are shaking off their Rust Belt label to emerge as leaders in the blue and green economies.

Milwaukee skyline
Reuters
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Reimagining the Postindustrial Economy

In the News
Postindustrial Media
John Austin

Nonresident Senior Fellow John Austin joins the Postindustrial Podcast to discuss strategies for revitalizing struggling former industrial communities.

Reuters
Global Cities

Research

Transatlantic Learning Exchange: Economic Renewal and Democracy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by John Austin

John Austin shares insights from a transatlantic convening that explores the political repercussions of economic inequality and extremist ideology.

Industrial landscape Global Cities

City Diplomacy During COVID-19: The 2022 Cities and International Engagement Survey

RESEARCH
Report by Michele Acuto

This report presents findings from a survey of city governments that identifies major issues for international engagement, including the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

Global Cities

Experts