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?

By Bruce Katz, Michael Tolan, Colin Higgins and Karyn Bruggeman

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.

By Bruce Katz, Ian O'Grady, Michael Tolan and Colin HIggins

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?

By Bruce Katz, Victoria Orozco, Colin Higgins and Aaron Thomas

The Virus and the City: Deploying the American Rescue

Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director on how cities should use the new Covid relief funds to bring efficient and equitable change to communities

By Bruce Katz and Colin Higgins

The Virus and the City: How Innovation Districts Can Lead Inclusive Recovery

Drexel’s Metro Finance director lays out a proposal for equitable economic growth that capitalizes on tech hubs, like Philly’s thriving medical industry. Can the federal government make it happen?

By Bruce Katz, Bob Geolas and Julie Wagner

The Virus and the City: What’s Next for Latin-Owned Businesses?

Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director on lessons learned from three U.S. cities about how minority-owned firms can come back stronger from Covid-19

By Bruce Katz, Victoria Orozco, Domenika Lynch and Colin Higgins

The Virus and the City: Get Ready for the Biden Stimulus

The Democrats' control of the Senate means trillions of recovery dollars are coming. Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director explains how cities should plan for the influx of cash.

By Bruce Katz, Colin HIggins, Andrew Petrisin and Michael Saadine

The Virus and the City: Can Philly Perfect PPP?

Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director and the Enterprise Center's Della Clark on organizing locally to save minority-owned businesses

By Bruce Katz Della Clark and Colin Higgins