Topic: Opportunity Zones
Growing the Pie, Not Cutting the Pieces
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab Director Bruce Katz on growing inclusive wealth in city neighborhoods
Who Pays and Who Gains?
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director rethinks the interplay between public investments and private wealth in cities
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
Where Innovation and Opportunity Meet
Drexel’s metro finance director on what we can learn from the Illinois Medical District
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
Too Big to Function?
Check cashers and dollar stores thrive in urban neighborhoods while local businesses struggle. The director of Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab points to a better way
The Surprising Truth
18 months into the controversial Opportunity Zone tax incentive for distressed neighborhoods, some hopeful lessons...and some remaining questions
The Street Corner Answer
Intensely local investments rescued a Louisville neighborhood from the brink. Could it be a new way to think about economic development?