Amber Waves of Greatness: Promoting Prosperity in Middle America

Amber Waves of Greatness: Promoting Prosperity in Middle America

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Bracketed between the Acela Corridor and the California coast, America’s heartland continues to assert that the Great Recovery has largely bypassed the region. Unfortunate political rhetoric has exploited resentments and focused on facile solutions. But coal and steel jobs alone are not going to cut it. How can Middle America rejoin the coastal regions in a shared sense of prosperity and optimism?

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Gillian Tett U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

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Steve Bullock
Governor, Montana

Steven Rattner
Chairman and CEO, Willett Advisors LLC

Rick Snyder
Governor, Michigan

Lawrence H. Summers
Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus, Harvard University; Former Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Devin Wenig
President and CEO, eBay

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Published February 23, 2020