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Building Better Cities

Building Better Cities
Optimizing the capacity of global cities to fuel growth, innovation, and economic well-being


The Milken Institute Center for Regional Economics and California Center's Building Better Cities initiative optimizes the capacity of metropolitan areas to spur growth, create jobs, propel innovation, and drive economic well-being for their populations. Our research focuses on understanding the dynamics at play, identifying key gaps in policy and practice, and advocating for solutions that sustain and fuel growth.

Accelerating Infrastructure Investment Across the Country

This report establishes a policy framework to accelerate project delivery, increase investment, and meet infrastructure development goals.

Read the Report