Many people in the rich world are feeling the pinch, particularly in its poorest regions. As the cost of living rises, how can such “left behind” areas be made richer?
00:00 – How can rich countries address regional inequality?
01:10 – How did regional inequality emerge?
04:45 – How local politicians can help close economic gaps
06:20 – Why making poorer areas better off is a priority
07:30 – How this German city has changed its fortunes
09:15 – How Germany has championed regional development
11:18 – How Pittsburgh is using education to redefine its economy
15:13 – How Tulsa is becoming a haven for remote-workers
18:00 – Why regional inequality is a concern for all
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