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A recent Brookings Institution report, "Restoring Prosperity: The State's Role in Revitalizing America's Older Industrial Cities", got a lot of play across Ohio and the country last week," said Partridge, the Swank Professor of Rural-Urban Policy in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Developmental Economics. "What's most important for Ohio to consider is its recommendation that we need to work across regions to solve problems. Cities, suburbs and townships, particularly in Ohio , need to work together as an integrated unit rather than compete with each other."
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