Category Archives: Durham: housing, revitalization, job growth, schools, and more
Durham’s recent revival of its downtown’s economic and social activity can be used as a model for other cities with similar post-industrial disinvestment. Besides being relevant for analogous American cities, Durham’s redevelopment strategies are even more pertinent for post-Soviet cities that are still undergoing industrial downsizing and could learn to prevent further urban degeneration.
Click here to view the presentation where I discuss these issues.
Yesterday evening, urban economics students learned about Durham’s history and development from Kevin Davis, the creator of the popular Bull City Rising blog about Durham. Here Davis shows where jobs are concentrated in the Triangle Area. – Melissa Eggleston, Communications, Duke Economics