Economy

Past Projects
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In February 2013, The American Assembly released Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York—a report documenting revitalization strategies for upstate cities, based on a recent Assembly-sponsored meeting of urban policy and economic development experts. The report emphasizes several ...
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Rebuilding America's Legacy Cities: New Directions for the Industrial Heartland is available for free chapter downloads below or hardcopy at hardcopy available Amazon.com [1].   While we may not yet know enough to offer a road map to create the smaller, healthier city we can imagine, we c...
Publications
Focusing on three issues - productivity, income inequality, and the aging of the baby-boom population -- this concise volume describes a "radically moderate" agenda. The distinguished authors begin by acknowledging the difficult tradeoffs required for revamping programs for the aged and poor ...
The American Economy: Sustaining Growth with Opportunity was the product of the June 10-13, 1999 American Assembly that took place in Atlanta, Georgia. Although predating the economic downturn of 2008, the report focused on the still vital issues of productivity growth, income inequality, and...
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Media Piracy in Emerging Economies

Based on three years of work by some thirty-five researchers, Media Piracy in Emerging Economies is the first independent, large-scale study of music, film and software piracy in emerging economies, with a focus on Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, Mexico and Bolivia.