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Jennifer Vey

Brookings Institute

Jennifer S. Vey is a Senior Fellow and the Director of Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking at the Brookings Institute. Jennifer’s work primarily explores how place-based policies and practices can support economic, social, and built environments that benefit more people in more places. She is the author or co-author of numerous Brookings publications, including “Transformative placemaking: A framework to create connected, vibrant, and inclusive communities,” “Where jobs are concentrating and why it matters to cities and regions,” “Assessing your innovation district: A how-to guide,” and “Building from strength: Creating opportunity in Greater Baltimore’s next economy.” She also co-edited Retooling for Growth: Building a 21st Century Economy in America’s Older Industrial Areas