Topic: The Virus and the City
The Road to Global Sustainability Runs Through Cities
Drexel’s Metro Finance director was a keynote speaker at the first ever meeting of G7 urban leaders. Here, his calls to action for creating livable, growing, global cities
The Virus and the City: Keeping Parasitic Capital Away from Our Homes
Corporate investment disproportionately affected Black families’ ability to buy a house, the single most important component of wealth in the US. Drexel’s Metro Finance head lays out what we must do to fix this
The Economic Gift That Keeps On Giving
In a speech last week, Drexel’s Metro Finance head laid out ways that cities across the globe can use the post-pandemic “New Disorder” to make innovative, sustainable and much-needed progress
The Virus and the City: The Rise of DIY Investment
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director dives into how deliberate and creative planning is helping regions around the country—including Philly’s 52nd Street business corridor—maximize federal recovery funds
The Virus and the City: The State of American Competitiveness
We are in a massively disruptive moment, Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab head says. Here’s how we can learn from a $1 billion Build Back Better challenge.
The Virus and the City: A Better Way to Spend Covid Relief Funds
Drexel's Metro Finance Lab head on how four cities are allocating billions of federal dollars for inclusive growth. Philly, are you paying attention?
The Virus and the City: The Key To Inclusive Business Recovery
How cities and states use federal rescue funds to spark recovery can be the difference between success and failure, Drexel’s Metro Finance head says. Here, learnings Philly should heed.
The Virus and the City: A Tool for Equitable Recovery
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab and Accelerator for America offer a roadmap to help cities grow minority- and women-owned businesses. Are you paying attention, Philly?