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A Panel on Infrastructure

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A panel of scholars explores the importance of infrastructure on individual choices, social development, and cultural organization. Participants include:

Amy Friedlander – Senior Program Manager at Shinkuro, a software company that builds collaboration tools and also engages in a range of community development activities. She also helped to fund D-Lib, an early online journal devoted to digital library resources.

Ron Hira – Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Rochester Institute of Technology and author of Outsourcing America: What's Behind Our National Crisis And How We Can Reclaim American Jobs with Anil Hira.

Leonard Nevarez – Assistant Professor of Sociology at Vassar College, who studies the role of high-technology and the symbolic economy in urban development, environmental/quality-of-life politics, and natural resource extraction industries; you can read a distillation of this work in his book New Money, Nice Town; How Capital Works in the New Urban Economy.

Gavin Wright - William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History at Stanford University who researches the historical origins of U.S. economic performance, slavery, and the American South and is the author of numerous books such as The Political Economy of the Cotton South: Households, Markets, and Wealth in the Nineteenth Century and Old South, New South: Revolutions in the Southern Economy Since the Civil War.

Titus Levi – Moderator and Managing Producer of That’s Capital.

To read more about the conversation, go here.


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