Money for Metros
A study suggests that all that stimulus money would be better spent on metropolitan areas than given to states.
the source: “Miracle Mets” by Bruce Katz, Mark Muro, and Jennifer Bradley, in Democracy, Spring 2009.
Here’s some advice for Washington: To get the most out of each stimulus dollar, focus on the country’s top metropolitan areas and forget about the states.
The 100 largest metro areas are the engines of the U.S. economy, write Bruce Katz, Mark...