Southern Nevada

Nevada Aims to Engage Globally to Grow Locally
December 07, 2011

Since the recession global engagement--especially in the form of exports and foreign direct investment (FDI)--has been a needed antidote to sluggish domestic growth in numerous U.S. regions. The reason is clear: More than ever, as our work keeps stressing, nations and regions prosper by linking up with often faster-growing global markets. Interacting with other nations can offer all at once markets for exporting American-made products, capital for new and established companies, participation in global supply chains, and people with skills. One U.S.

The National Clean Energy Potential of the Mountain West
September 02, 2010

The nation is urgently searching for ways to transform its energy system with cleaner alternatives.

Vegas: Signing Up For Change?
April 13, 2010

So I’ve just been in Las Vegas where Metro Program Director Bruce Katz gave a speech at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on the next American economy and what might drive it in Southern Nevada. It was an interesting trip.   You might think, for example, that the program’s vision of a future American economy less dependent on consumption, more oriented to exports and innovation, and more focused on the fundamentals might not go down so well in Las Vegas. Southern Nevada in many respects represents the opposite of that outlook. Most notably, only Orlando among large U.S.