The Future of Cities -Views from the Left Coast
The Western US has long been an innovator in developing the urban form, notably in the creation of suburbanized, multipolar cities. Yet now that model is showing strain, and there’s a fierce debate about how western cities should grow. The panel will explore these issues, from homelessness to high housing prices and the impact of regulation.
Henry Cronqvist, Ph.D., Dean of the Argryros School of Business and Economics.
· Joel Kotkin is Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures, R. Hobbs Professorship in Urban Studies, Chapman University.
· Ryan Streeter is the State Farm James Q. Wilson Scholar and director of domestic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
· Natalie Gochnour is an Associate Dean in the David Eccles School of Business and Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah.
Karla Lopez Del Rio is Community development professional and advocate for working families, Principal at Connexions Consulting.
· Charles Blain is the President of Urban Reform and Urban Reform institute.