Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Metros in Northeast, Midwest most ‘resilient’

An article on Futurity.org details a new online tool that researchers utilized to measure more than 360 U.S. metros for their resiliency. Resiliency was measured by the capacity to handle stresses ranging from economic recession to natural disasters.

Developed by University of Buffalo professor, Kathryn Foster, the Resilience Capacity Index summarizes a region's scores on 12 indicators. You can learn more here.

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