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Cities as opportunity and threat: new DCFR brief

Urbanization is a significant driver of future economic opportunities and growth in developing countries. Many developed-country cities have GDP as high as entire countries. This brief explores┬áthe underlying characteristics of cities and their growth prospects given the emerging science and … Continue reading

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The Equations of Cities

After months in preparation for DCFR’s second Series “D” program, the panel on “Prospects for Cities” with Santa Fe Institute’s Geoffrey West and SMU Cox’s Maria Minniti concluded and left many realizing that this work on cities has only just … Continue reading

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Fisher’s Comments about Recovery

In a recent July 13th speech, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas offers remarks about the nature of the economy and its prospects for growth. Acknowledging his location, he starts out, “Texas is an oasis in … Continue reading

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