Amy Liu
Published January 20, 2016

Amy Liu is vice president and director of the Metropolitan Policy Program and the Adeline M. and Alfred I. Johnson Chair in Urban and Metropolitan Policy at the Brookings Institution. She is an expert on cities and metropolitan areas.

Liu writes frequently about inclusive economic growth, the fortunes of mid-sized cities and small towns, and the intersection of economic, workforce and community development policies. As director of the Metro Program, which Liu co-founded in 1996, she worked directly with public and private sector leaders in regions around the country, including Chicago, Kansas City and Phoenix.

Expertise: Economic development, state and metropolitan policies, social equity, urban centers, workforce development, small towns

Location: Washington, D.C.

Brookings Institution media contact:

Email: communications@brookings.edu

Twitter: @amy_liuw

Heard on the Brookings Cafeteria Podcast: Amy Liu Discusses New Orleans’ Resilience 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina


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