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Watch Joel's Speech at UCSD Revelle Forum

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Here's a video of Joel's speech at UCSD in February, 2010.

"Renowned social and economic analyst Joel Kotkin offers an optimistic vision on how the United States will accommodate the 100 million new citizens projected to live here by 2050. Kotkin is presented by the Revelle Forum at the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla, California."

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Watch Joel in this feature on the role of central planning in Los Angeles. View large version.

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"Greenurbia is the suburbs of the future. The suburbs of the 1950s were bedroom communities for people who commuted into the city. Today, there’s much more employment in the suburbs, and the big change is the number of people working full-time or part-time at home. Having people commute from one computer screen to another doesn’t make sense."

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Praise for The Next Hundred Million

Kotkin has a striking ability to envision how global forces will shape daily family life, and his conclusions can be thought-provoking as well as counterintuitive. It's amazing there isn't more public discussion about the enormous changes ahead, and reassuring to have this talented thinker on the case. — Jennifer Ludden, NPR national desk correspondent

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