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Marina Whitman quoted in Wall Street Journal article, "In Pittsburgh, a Road Map for a Recovery"

Marina v.N. Whitman

Marina v.N. Whitman

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Marina Whitman spoke to the Wall Street Journal about the rebuilding of Pittsburgh after the sharp decline in the steel industry 30 years ago. According to Whitman, much of the city’s economic fuel comes from its two universities – Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh. According to the article, G-20 members (who are in town attending The 2009 Pittsburgh Summit) can learn from Pittsburgh because the city survived a "downward spiral" to become a "post-industrial success story."

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