The City Episode December 4, 2012

The Working City: Urban Economies, Industrial Displacement, and the Global City

5:01am - 5:58am

In the first podcast of an ongoing series exploring urban economies, The City talks with urban geographer Winifred Curran about industrial displacement in New York City, the future of economic development in North American cities, and the assumed inevitability of deindustrialization and the post-industrial urban economy. What type of industries prosper in particular places? Why? And what are some of the pressures industries face in a globalized economy and in so-called global cities?