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By Pete Saunders You may have heard that Detroit is in the midst of a modest but enduring revival in and around its downtown. Residents and businesses are returning to the city...As a former Detroiter I'm excited to see the turnaround.
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By Joel Kotkin The region around Texas Highway 35 is called the Hill Country — it also turns out to be a growth corridor that is expanding more rapidly than any in the nation.
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By Joel Kotkin In this disgusting election, dominated by the personal and the petty, the importance of the nation’s economic geography has been widely ignored.
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By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — It’s about economic opportunity—for all. Cities, noted René Descartes, should provide “an inventory of the possible”...
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By Joel Kotkin — At a time when technology and public opinion should be expanding the boundaries of innovation and...
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By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — After a long period of stagnation, last week’s announcement of the first substantial annual income gains since 2007...
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By Wendell Cox — Data released by the federal government last week provided additional evidence that the suburbs continue to dominate metropolitan growth...
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By Joel Kotkin — In his new book, The Human City, Daily Beast columnist Joel Kotkin looks at the ways cities succeed or fail...
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By Joel Kotkin... Is California the most conservative…
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By Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill — Which cities have the best chance to prosper in the coming decade? The question is a complex one, and as the economy changes, so, too, will the best-positioned cities.
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