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Millennials Search for Home...On Their Terms

How are millennials affecting the housing market? As millennials come of age and the older tier in particular begins to settle down, there are four key trends worth noting.
COU Reports
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COU Standard of Living Index 2017 - 2nd Annual Edition

In this policy brief, The COU Standard of Living Index, Wendell Cox provides cost of living estimates for new entrants to metropolitan markets, including prospective home buyers as well as renters.
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Hurricane Harvey Whitepaper

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, and the disastrous flooding, Houston has come under extreme scrutiny. Much of the current debate starts from a firm misunderstanding of the region’s realities.
Schooling for Planning & Design
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The Sad State of the University Degree for Planners & Designers

By Rick Harrison For the past four decades, technology has improved nearly all aspects of our life - except for the physical land development patterns of our cities.
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Where American Families are Moving

By Joel Kotkin — Much is made, and rightfully so, about the future trends of America’s demographics, notably the rise of racial minorities and singles as a growing part of our population. Yet far less attention is paid to a factor...
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Best Poverty Cure: Escape from Baltimore

By William McGurn — New evidence shows minorities now do better in the American South. Of all the “solutions” for post-riot Baltimore, the best poverty cure...
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PIKETTY'S WEALTH DRIVEN INEQUALITY: VIRTUALLY ALL IN HOUSING?

By Wendell Cox — The Economist headline reads...
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California Dreamin' or California Nightmare?

The recent report on “California Social Priorities” --- released…
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Kotkin & Cox: Rise of the nation-states

BY JOEL KOTKIN and WENDELL COX... In this highly polarized…
Reno Nevada, 1980's
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THE CHANGING GEOGRAPHY OF EDUCATION, INCOME GROWTH AND POVERTY IN AMERICA

By Joel Kotkin — We often rate metropolitan areas for their performance over one year, five or at most 10, but...
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California's SOCIAL PRIORITIES

AUTHORS: David Friedman and Jennifer Hernandez are attorneys…