Young works for Wayne County as a planner for the Aerotropolis Development Corp. The aerotropolis concept was spurred in Southeast Michigan by the work of a 2006 Ford School graduate course taught by Professor Liz Gerber. The course explored the ways in which local municipalities can most effectively benefit from the ability of regional airports to generate economic activity in surrounding communities.
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