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.
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What’s so smart about unaffordable housing?

by KONRAD YAKABUSKI Of all the lofty attributes Canada’s…
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LOOKING BACK: THE IDEAL COMMUNIST CITY

by Alicia Kurimska Over time, suburbs have had many enemies,…
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THE INEVITABILITY OF TRADEOFFS, OR UNDERSTANDING NEW ENGLAND’S SKY HIGH ENERGY COSTS

by Aaron M. Renn 01/15/2015 People advance two main sorts…
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America’s Opportunity City

Lots of new jobs and a low cost of living make Houston a middle-class…
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A Deeper Look at Three Study Areas

This report concentrates on housing affordability in three…