Mountain communities across the West huddle in Vail to discuss the challenges of high costs of living, low-paying jobs and a scarcity of places to live.
Uber and similar companies aren’t driving huge changes in the way that Americans make a living.
Taxing big business means more money for health care and social assistance, but the city’s economist says it could also mean fewer jobs and a smaller economy if companies move or open elsewhere—which could sting in a recession.
Those interested in the economic development program have been closely tracking the guidelines.
There’s a difference between a good job, a promising job and other jobs, particularly for people without bachelor’s degrees, according to a recent Brookings report.
New initiatives starting this month in Vermont and Tulsa are part of a larger trend aimed at attracting workers to places that need to grow.
States with delinquency hotspots should reconsider harsh vehicle repossession policies and improve consumer protections, said one Urban Institute researcher.
For the first time, the Bureau of Economic Analysis has released GDP figures for all of the nation's counties.
Along with a new Austin campus, the company says it will add jobs at sites around the country.
Recent coverage about millennials' wealth, debt and income could be missing the bigger picture.
Despite conventional wisdom, cities don’t necessarily need population growth and more jobs to be economically healthy.
The council will engage with state and local government officials on development in zones, a White House adviser said.
Mayor London Breed said she wants to spur city administrators to match the innovations that are remaking retail business models.
"There's a lot of work to do here that tax-advantaged capital will not do by itself,” says urban policy expert Bruce Katz.
Homes in majority-black neighborhoods are worth $48,000 less on average than similar ones in neighborhoods with no black residents, research from the Brookings Institution and Gallup says.
Researchers at Penn State University find stark differences between advertised speeds and actual connectivity.
Eight other local groups across the U.S. also will split the $10 million of Community Thrive Challenge winnings.
And that's not great for the economy.
Manhattan’s shuttered storefronts tell a larger American story: Only Amazon-proof businesses can now survive in brick and mortar.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Katharine Czarnecki, Senior Vice President for Community Development, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
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