UIC Urban Forum

Videos - 2012

Metropolitan Resilience in a Time of Economic Turmoil
Date: December 6th, 2012
Location: UIC Forum
University of Illinois at Chicago

The 2012 UIC Urban Forum will bring together civic and community leaders to address the issues metropolitan areas have been experiencing, their responses and strategies to address those challenges and improve quality of life.

Topics for discussion include: competition for resources between local governments, social safety nets and quality of life, unfunded pension liabilities, infrastructure deficit, and other unfunded post-employment benefits.

Introduction and Chicago Metropolitan Resilience

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Emerging from the Great Recession

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Making Government Efficient

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Economic Growth

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Health, Safety, and Welfare

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Paying for Past Decisions

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