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Building Economic Flywheels

By Amy Liu

Concentrating investments along key corridors in the Motor City can generate market activity, but more effort must be made to create self-sustaining momentum that propels communities toward broader prosperity.

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Three Questions With Sean Reardon

Stanford education professor Reardon talks with SSIR's Michael Slind about the role of socio-economic inequality in educational achievement gaps.

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Three Questions With Darren Walker

Ford Foundation president Darren Walker talks with SSIR senior editor Michael Slind about what organizations like his can do to address inequality.