June 30, 2012
MetroTrends week in review
The news this week covered a broad range of topics relevant to the nation’s largest metros, and the MetroTrends blog provided data-driven insight on an equal diversity of topics:
- The Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center summarized the effects of the Supreme Court’s Health Care Ruling
- Greg Mills contrasted different models for small-dollar lending to low-income families: one focused on lending-institution profit, the other on benefiting customers
- Erwin de Leon described the role of data-driven research in social change
Come back next week for more insight and analysis.
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