LBJ Urban Lab

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The LBJ Urban Lab

The LBJ Urban Lab is a "do-tank” that will inform future urban policy and create strategy for cities in Texas and beyond, training the next generation of local leaders and exploring issues affecting urban communities.

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Op-Ed: Texas Is the Future of America

"As goes Texas, so will the United States — for better or for worse," writes Steven Pedigo in a New York Times analysis of its politics, demographics and influence.

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Blueprint: Urban investment key to TX economic recovery

With 9 in 10 Texans living in urban areas, the new report calls for policies to address the most pressing issues facing the state's urban metro areas.

Texas Metropolitan Blueprint

Summit: The Metropolitan State of Texas

Top Texas urban policy researchers on economic development, land use, housing, infrastructure and transportation in Lone Star cities.