2 11, 2015

In the News: “What a Metro’s Diversity Means for Economic Success”

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Check out a great post by Oscar Perry Abello for NextCity.org on Equity, Growth, and Community: What a Metro’s Diversity Means for Economic Success.  The article widens the perspective on economic planning processes from cities to metropolitan regions, and discusses how Benner and Pastor’s book sheds light on how successful economic development outcomes in these […]

17 09, 2015

Knowing Together, Growing Together: Equitable Opportunity Radio podcast

By |September 17th, 2015|Just Growth, Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments


ICYMI (in case you missed it) listen to Dr. Chris Benner on the Equitable Opportunity Radio podcast, in an episode called, Knowing Together, Growing Together
Available free via iTunes. Download Episode 003 – Knowing Together, Growing Together >>

July 6, 2015:  In Knowing Together, Growing Together, Dr. Benner talks about how metropolitan regions that achieve […]

16 09, 2015

Developing Epistemic Communities in a Global City: Los Angeles

By |September 16th, 2015|Just Growth, Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments

In this 2014 essay focused on the changing sociocultural dynamics observed in global cities, Michael Ignatieff discussed the social and moral factors necessary for community-based inclusive growth in the face of rapid migration and shifting demographics.

Although global cities such as Los Angeles and New York have seen the emergence of multiracial, multilingual, and multicultural communities, […]

15 09, 2015

In the News: Inclusion, Growth, and Epistemic Communities in Utah

By |September 15th, 2015|In the News, Just Growth, Knowing Together Growing Together|0 Comments

Utah’s Salt Lake City metropolitan area has made strides in inclusive economic growth, but why?

To answer this question, the Deseret News featured Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor’s Just Growth work–linking equity with growth–during their 2013 research visit to the region.
“We tried to ask the question, ‘Where are the places in the U.S. where over the […]

4 09, 2015

In the News: Just Growth and the Minimum Wage in Silicon Valley

By |September 4th, 2015|Just Growth|0 Comments

In a June 2014 article Silicon Valley’s minimum wage success story, Amy B. Dean cited Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor’s previous research on linking equity and growth.
“Academic research has backed the idea that Silicon Valley’s experience with minimum wage and living wage measures can be applied broadly. As the University of California at Davis’ Chris […]

28 08, 2015

“Just Growth” book made a university leader’s personal reading list

By |August 28th, 2015|Just Growth|0 Comments

Hey, our “Just Growth” book made the list http://t.co/F0HBxP1TjH Also chk out our next book “Equity Growth & Cmmnty” http://t.co/JaknyszUPe

— Dr. Manuel Pastor (@Prof_MPastor) August 27, 2015