Economist Ed Glaeser delivers the annual James Q. Wilson lecture on policy at the Manhattan Institute. This year he talked about the future of the American heartland. He has some interesting frameworks to help analyze the problems, including his east vs. west heartland distinction, and the “rules and schools” principle. If the video embed doesn’t display for you, click over to watch on You Tube. If you’d rather just listen, the lecture only (no Q&A) is available from my podcast feed.