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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Planning and Economic Development
CM | 1.25
Date: Sunday, April 14
Activity Code: S447
Room: Regency A
Track: Jobs and Transformation: Planners' Roles in Economic Planning Symposium
During this challenging time for job growth, how are planners impacting economic development? This session considers the following questions: What role do planners play in the changing economic development landscape (with a particular view to the demise of local economic development agencies in California)? How can infrastructure investment employing various financing mechanisms be used to transform a city? And how might central cities and their metropolitan regions achieve better economic results through regional cooperation?