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Published on Mar 28, 2011
Speaker: Ricky Burdett Respondent: Bruce Katz Chair: Alexandra Jones This event was recorded on 24 March 2011 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House LSE Cities and the Brookings Institution have carried out new research on how cities and metropolitan areas are responding to current economic challenges. Ricky Burdett will discuss how selected European and Asian cities - Torino, Barcelona, Munch and Seoul - have overcome crises in the recent past and shown significant progress in urban economic development over the past two decades. Bruce Katz will outline a vision of the next American economy, one that is driven by exports, powered by low carbon, fuelled by innovation and rich with opportunity and led by major metropolitan areas, which concentrate the nation's economic assets.