Saturday, December 08, 2007

Bringing it back?

I guess if I have access to the internet while I'm in Egypt, I should be blogging about it. And maybe in advance of that, I should have something published here since June!
So, with that thought in mind, here is an interesting article which takes Buffalo, NY as a model for urban decline, and suggests some good policy to correct the slide: education. Without educational advantages, Buffalo will slip into the history books as a great industrial city lost to the digital age.
Thus, I present
Can Buffalo Ever Come Back? by Edward L. Glaeser