‘Knight Cities’ podcast: Tapping the talent pool of foreign students

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One of the most important sources of talent for U.S. cities is foreign students enrolled in our universities.

That’s why Neil Ruiz is taking a closer look at where they come from and the impact they are having. Sign up for Episode Alerts Subscribe

Neil is a senior policy analyst and associate fellow at The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program. His research focuses on regional and state economic development, innovation, international migration, high-skilled immigration, as well as global economic issues.

Find out how your city can increase its talent by tapping foreign students on this week’s “Knight Cities,” when I talk to Neil Ruiz.

Listen to my conversation with Neil here. And sign up for the “Knight Cities” newsletter to get alerts as soon as new conversations are posted.

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Carol Coletta is vice president of community and national initiatives at Knight Foundation.