After many decades of reinvestment and repopulation, some American downtowns are now showing signs of hollowing out again.
Mark Davidson is a Professor in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. He is an urban geographer whose research examines contemporary urban governance and municipal finance. Prior to joining Clark University, Mark held fellowships at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Centre for Public Policy and Social Science, Dartmouth College, and the Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney. He holds a BA (Hons) and PhD in Geography from King’s College London.
U.S. cities are fast running out of cash. The pandemic will reduce local government revenues by an estimated US$11.6 billion in 2020....
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