Economic development planners in New York, NY seem to have stumbled onto just the right solution to kick-start the Big Apple economy – a huge public-private project that creates massive infrastructure and jobs and makes NYC more competitive globally.
On Nov 8, 2011, former President Bill Clinton’s new book about putting America “Back to Work” hit the stands. The book, titled “Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy” reflects on the economic crisis, specific policy recommendations for creating jobs, and a strong defense of government spending for economic development.
As Iowa’s oldest city, Dubuque, IA has a lot of nerve trying to reboot as Dubuque 2.0 by developing a model of sustainable development based on real-time data fed directly from IBM’s servers to individuals in the community. Surprising thing, though, is that the pilot project seems to be doing quite well.
While the economy seems extremely pessimistic and gloomy, the region of the Boston Seaport and the Kendall Square in Cambridge is thriving as various investments are pouring in to fund various projects within the region.