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Saturday, April 11 • 9:00am - 10:25am
SA9.00.17 Downtown and Inner City Economic Recovery

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Moderator: Carlos Balsas, University at Albany

Recent Transformations in Latin American Global Downtowns, The Cases of São Paulo and Mexico City
Carlos Balsas, University at Albany

Downtown Redevelopment, Business Elites, and the Olympic Effect: A Case Study of Atlanta
Tuna Batuhan, Florida State University

Tax Abatements and Suburban Poverty: An Analysis of the Philadelphia Area
Spencer Clayton, Rutgers University, Camden

Explaining the Drivers of Inner-City Job Growth and Competitiveness: Evidence from the 2000s
Daniel Hartley, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Nikhil Kaza, University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll; T. William Lester, University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll

Presenters
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Tuna Batuhan

Florida State University
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Spencer T. Clayton

Rutgers University - Camden
avatar for T. William Lester

T. William Lester

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at UNC Chapel Hill where I specialize in economic development and teach courses in quantitative methods. My research focuses on the role of labor market institutions in fostering greater equity at the urban... Read More →

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Saturday April 11, 2015 9:00am - 10:25am
Gusman (lobby level)