Bruce Katz

Director, Drexel University

Bruce Katz is the Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Previously he served as inaugural Centennial Scholar at Brookings Institution and as vice president and founding director of Brooking’s Metropolitan Policy Program for 20 years. He is a Visiting Professor in Practice at London School of Economics, and previously served as chief of staff to the secretary of Housing and Urban Development and staff director of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing and Urban Affairs. Katz also co-led the Obama administration’s housing and urban transition team. He is coauthor of The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism (Brookings Institution Press, 2018) and The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy (Brookings Institution Press, 2013), editor or coeditor of several books on urban and metropolitan issues, and a frequent media commentator.

Cities of the future

Tuesday, March 28

15:30 h - 16:30 h

Auditori Disseny Hub Barcelona