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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.
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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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by Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill — Big city America has long demonstrated a distaste for its smaller cousins. While many of these smaller communities are in demographic decline as the ambitious young go elsewhere, smaller communities are far more diverse --- and have far greater potential -- than is commonly believed.
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President Trump's proposed trillion dollar plus infrastructure program represents a rare, and potentially united feel good moment. Yet before we jump into a massive re-do of our transportation, water and electrical systems, it's critical to make sure we get some decent bang for the federal buck.
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I've generally been someone who wants to see local governments…
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by Joel Kotkin and Richard Florida Even setting the dysfunction of our national government, the fact is that no top-down, one-size-fits-all set of policies can address the very different conditions that prevail among communities.
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by Joel Kotkin America is increasingly a nation haunted by fears of looming dictatorship. Whether under President Barack Obama’s “pen and phone” rule, or...Read more
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By Scott Beyer... As the U.S. grows more urban and diverse,…
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by Aaron M. Renn Urban form in American cities is in…
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by Joel Kotkin 02/09/2015 Do the middle class and working…
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by Matthew Stevenson 01/23/2015 Back in New York, no one…
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by Wendell Cox 03/02/2011... New 2010 Census results indicate…
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