The stunning election of Donald Trump as president throws the future of urban policy into doubt. During the campaign he promised to bring new jobs and improved infrastructure to the inner cities, but so far he has furnished no details. Some of the strategies carried out by cities and states in the past may offer the incoming administration some guidance.
What's the Theory Behind Innovation and the Knowledge-Based Economy
Written by The Economic Development CurmudgeonWho are the Gods of Innovation and Knowledge-Based Economics? Who "Thunk" It Up? Where Did It Come From? Don't Know? Then this review is The Perfect Take It to the Beach-Labor Day Reading -- Innovation Economics--Everything you wanted to know (AND LOTS AND LOTS MORE) about the economics underlying innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship and the knowledge-based economy. Learn about Romer, Krugman, Lucas, Solow and Schumpter from our review of David Warsh's, Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations. Continue Reading...