Category: Publications

Q&A: Defining Inclusive Growth and Innovation

How can innovation make growth more inclusive? The New Urban Progress working group on inclusive growth and innovation sketches out the challenges cities face – and the solutions that innovation can offer. In this Q&A, the Inclusive Growth and Innovation working group present (and answer) key questions on the intersections between innovation, inclusion, and growth in urban spaces.

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Empowering Cities: The American Rescue Plan – New Podcast Episode

Listen to our new podcast episode: We discuss how cities can use Biden’s 1.9 trillion dollar American Rescue Plan to build back better.

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Literature Review: Reading the City

The New Urban Progress working group on Networked Governance and Democracy wrote a literature review to find common ground and a basis for their group work.

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Live: Metro Diplomacy – Cities as Transatlantic Changemakers

Did you miss our panel discussion Metro Diplomacy: Cities as Transatlantic Changemakers with State Secretary Almut Möller, Plenipotentiary of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg to the Federation, the European Union and for Foreign Affairs and Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina? State Secretary Möller and Mayor Benjamin discussed the role of their cities in a global context, the future of transatlantic relations, strategies needed to address the current crisis and much more. 

Watch the discussion and the Q&A Session again here: 

During the event, Das Progressive Zentrum, the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft and the Progressive Policy Institute also launched their working paper Cities as Transatlantic Changemakers that sets the scene for further activities within the New Urban Progress project, bringing together German and U.S. perspectives in a spirit of mutual understanding and the pursuit of a common goal: making German and U.S. cities transatlantic changemakers for a more prosperous future.

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Cities as Transatlantic Changemakers: Working Paper

Cities as Transatlantic Changemakers – Seeking Common Ground for a Progressive Future

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Our Mission

In times of tense transatlantic relations, we need to find ways to foster close U.S.-German relationships on…

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