The smart-shrinkage of Detroit: between real alternative development and adjustment of traditional economic and urban policies[Research paper] by Maième Diop

2016-02-14

The author was part of the Alternative Management third year specialization program, at HEC Paris, in 2014-2015

In 2013, Detroit declares bankruptcy. Three main elements explain the situation : deindustrialization, racial tensions and suburbanization. Today, the size of the city is a central issue for urban policies which bring the issue of conciliating economic viability and social justice

Quote article  Maième Diop, « The smart-shrinkage of Detroit: between real alternative development and adjustment of traditional economic and urban policies », 14 february 2016, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Research paper]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/397.sls

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