Divided Nation
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To Reunite America, Liberate Cities to Govern Themselves

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.
Capitol Dome at dusk
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Decentralize Government to Resolve Country's Divisions

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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THE EMERGING NEW ASPIRATIONAL SUBURB

by Aaron M. Renn Urban form in American cities is in…
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RALEIGH: SUBURBANIZING THE CITY AND SUBURBS

by Wendell Cox 03/02/2011... New 2010 Census results indicate…

MEASURING ECONOMIC GROWTH, BY DEGREES

By Joel Kotkin In this information age, brains are supposed…
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A Deeper Look at Three Study Areas

This report concentrates on housing affordability in three…