New research suggests that younger Americans’ preference for urban living is real and not wearing off.
A study finds that the more beautiful a city is, the more successful its economic development prospects, including attracting highly educated and affluent new residents.
A new analysis finds that liberalizing zoning rules and building more won’t solve the urban affordability crisis, and could exacerbate it.
States like Ohio and Hawaii have been considering initiatives to stem brain drain and hold onto their own talent.
Republican or Democrat, even if we battle over national concerns, research finds that in local politics, it seems we can all just get along—most of the time.
Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity.
American landlords derive more profit from renters in low-income neighborhoods, researchers Matthew Desmond and Nathan Wilmers find.
New research finds that income, education, and race are correlated with access to green space across and within U.S. metro areas. But some cities are more equitable than others.
A new study finds that suburban neighborhoods outperform urban ones across the board.
A new study finds a correlation between the number of patents a city produces and economic segregation within its limits.
Corporations like Google and Amazon reap the spoils of winner-take-all urbanism. Here’s how they can also bear greater responsibility.
Contrary to the popular narrative, cities and workplaces with a diverse group of immigrants see higher wages—even for native-born Americans across income levels.
From minimum wage to immigration, states have been taking aggressive action to stamp out local laws that they disagree with.
The Census reports that a record-low share of Americans are moving. A recent paper suggests government policies might be curbing mobility.
Non-discrimination policies appear to increase productivity, especially for firms that rely on human capital.
In the U.S., job growth continues to be concentrated in a small number of high-performing metros.
A new analysis finds that the largest cities in the U.S. are also some of its most unequal, now more than ever.
Can you guess what Tallahassee, Trenton, and Tucson all have in common?/
The knowledge and energy hubs of San Francisco and Texas are among the year’s biggest economic winners.
New research shows that the largest U.S. cities would do well to focus on workers at the bottom of the economic ladder.
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