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

By Bruce Katz

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

By Bruce Katz and Lori Bamberger

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

By Bruce Katz

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

By Bruce Katz and Avanti Krovi

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.

By Bruce Katz, Colin Higgins, Avanti Krovi, Sarena Martinez and Brian Reyes

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