Kate Foster on “Reconnecting NYS in an Era of Shrinkage”
UB Regional Institute Director, Kathryn A. Foster, presented "Wedding of the Waters' Revisited: Reconnecting New York State in an Era of Shrinkage" today at the Lehman Center in NYC. Her presentation offered a historic and current picture on the decline and growth of cities and regions throughout New York State.
Kate joined national and international scholars at the conference entitled “Shrinking Cities, Smaller Cities: Modern Crisis or New Path to Prosperity? Is smaller really better?” The conference explores the issue of declining populations across time periods and the associated social, economic and political impacts. The conference is free and open to the public.