Where Innovation and Opportunity Meet
Drexel’s metro finance director on what we can learn from the Illinois Medical District
The (Unanticipated) Effects of Opportunity Zones
The Nowak Metro Finance Lab Director on how the federal tax incentive might grow equitable wealth in cities beyond its intent
Guest Commentary: The Opportunity Zone Firehose
The director of Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab on how Trump's tax cut might actually save American cities
From West Philly to the World
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director on how a University City jobs initiative is a model for inclusive growth—one that other cities should emulate
The Most Transformative Project in America
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab Director on an urban renewal project that could change Dayton—and set an example for cities everywhere. He talks with Mayor Nan Whaley at next week’s Ideas We Should Steal Festival.
A Quiet Revolution
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director says the U.S. could be on the brink of a radical shift in how underserved communities are revitalized—and he’s released a blueprint for how to get there
The Path Out of Poverty?
The latest Philly poverty numbers should be a call to arms and not cause for a victory lap. Did it wake up Mayor Kenney?
The New Street Fight
The Director of Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab on how Shift Capital might help make Kensington a model of the right type of private investment