John Austin - All Commentary

COVID-19 Silver Lining? New Opportunity for Midwest’s Smaller Communities
Global Insight, May 7, 2020

Fiscal Freefall for State and Local Governments: The Crisis We Are Not (Yet) Addressing
The Hill , April 6, 2020

Coronavirus Exposes Midwest's Economic Perch; Well-Paying Jobs are Cure
The Bridge , March 30, 2020

Deep Dish: Think You Know the US Midwest in 2020? Take Another Look.
Global Insight, March 12, 2020

The Heartland Needs Immigration to Grow
Barron's, February 20, 2020

The Vital Midwest: A Case for Optimism
Crain's Chicago Business , January 29, 2020

Spreading Growth Across Midwest Can Help Heal Our Politics
The Hill , January 27, 2020

Missing from 2020: A Real Midwest Jobs Strategy
The Hill, October 24, 2019

The Heartland Is Moving in Different Directions
The New York Times, July 31, 2019

2020 Aspirants Should Speak to the Needs of Midwest Families
The Hill, July 24, 2019

Trade Wars Are Not the Way to Midwestern Voters' Hearts
The Hill, June 4, 2019

For the Midwest, Infrastructure Needs Go beyond Roads and Bridges
The Hill, May 10, 2019

2020 Hopefuls Should Be Watching the Rust Belt's Rebirth Closely
The Hill, April 17, 2019

Global Engagement Key Driver of Midwest Prosperity
Global Insight, February 27, 2019

Germany Accelerates Change in Its “Rust Belt”
Global Insight, November 5, 2018