How Reno, Nevada, turned its economy into a small powerhouse

The Reno-Sparks region in Nevada has experienced something of an economic boom following the 2008 recession. The McKinsey Global Institute recently labeled Reno-Sparks as a “small powerhouse” economy.

So what was the secret to their comeback? “Marketplace Morning Report” host David Brancaccio put that question to Hillary Schieve, mayor of Reno, who spoke about her city’s recent efforts to diversify its economy…

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