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Milrod, Patience, Eithel Manrique and Barabara Marchiori de Assis. 2014. "City of Rochester: From an Industrial City to a Knowledge-Based Economy." Upstate Case Studies, Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University.

This paper summarizes Rochester’s multipronged response to its fiscal challenges, and suggests why City leaders’ combination of fiscal conservatism with innovative approaches appears to be moving the City in a positive direction.

The presentation of this report presented atthe State of New York Cities: Creative Responses to Fiscal Stress (2014) conference is available. Additionally, an executive summary is also available.

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Subject: Upstate NY Fiscal Stress