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NYU Wagner’s Neil Kleiman is leading a consortium of experts who are working to develop recommendations for improvements in how the federal government develops and disseminates information about the various program resources it provides for economic development.

This effort, funded under a grant from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), will result in program information that is accessible and actionable on the part of state, regional and local applicants that are seeking to advance their own economic-

NYU Wagner, in partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, convened a bipartisan discussion with six mayors from around the country, including New York's Bill de Blasio, on why infrastructure in U.S. cities is key to both economic security and public safety, and the potential for substantial investment in its renewal under the next U.S. President.

The afternoon panel discussion included U,S. Conference of Mayors President and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett; NYC Mayor de Blasio; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; Columbia, S.C., Mayor Stephen

Three NYU Wagner alumni and one current student have been named to City & State's "NYC 40 under 40 Rising Stars" honor roll for 2016.

They are: Andrew Brent, Vice President, Head of Communications, Brookfield Property Partners (MPA 2004); Christian González-Rivera, Senior Researcher, Center for an Urban Future (MUP 2012);

As today’s global challenges become increasingly complex, the need for innovative, sustainable solutions has never been more glaring. Given the world’s population growth, inequitable distribution of essential resources, and exacerbating poverty and disease, the solutions to society’s needs around health, education, agriculture and renewable energy cannot be expected to be met solely by traditional government and nongovernmental organizations. These problems are ripe for innovative solutions within and outside government and call for new strategies for