Detroit has recovered from bankruptcy since 2013

City Talks: Detroit’s recovery from bankruptcy

Andrew Carter is joined by James Tatum to discuss what led to Detroit’s bankruptcy in 2013, how the city recovered and the decisions that have shaped the city since.

Podcast published on 10 June 2024

Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by James L. Tatum III, Director of Detroit Bureau at the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, for a discussion about Detroit, a place which suffered the biggest municipal insolvency in history when it filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy in 2013. They discuss the city’s route back to financial stability and the recovery of its reputation in municipal bond markets. James Tatum is the author of a recent report, An Assessment of Detroit’s Economic Condition and a Critique of its Economic Development Efforts, to be followed by a second paper on the Detroit’s bankruptcy later this month.

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