Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Depopulation in US cities.
Late last month, the second round of the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate debates was held in Detroit. The city has a unique distinction: it has lost the largest share of its population over the past ten years of any major city, despite adding jobs since the start of the recession. Metropolitan areas that are losing population pose a challenge for economic development, as they are declining in the most valuable asset -- people -- for growth.