U.S. ECONOMY NEEDS HARDHATS NOT NERDS

by Joel Kotkin 01/25/2015 The blue team may have lost the…

ROADMAP TO SURPRISES OF THE RUSTBELT

by Matthew Stevenson 01/23/2015 Back in New York, no one…

BICYCLES AND RACE IN PORTLAND

by Sean Benesh 01/22/2015 The flashpoint for the gentrification…

LOOKING BACK: THE IDEAL COMMUNIST CITY

by Alicia Kurimska Over time, suburbs have had many enemies,…

CITIES WHERE AFRICAN-AMERICANS DO BEST ECONOMICALLY

by Joel Kotkin 01/16/2015 The U.S. may have its first black…

AN ECONOMIC WIN-WIN FOR CALIFORNIA – LOWER THE COST OF LIVING

by Ed Ring 01/14/2015 A frequent and entirely valid point…

EVEN AFTER THE HOUSING BUST, AMERICANS STILL LOVE THE SUBURBS

by Jed Kolko 10/11/2012... For decades, Americans have…

AMERICA’S NEWEST HIPSTER HOT SPOT: THE SUBURBS?

by Joel Kotkin 10/09/2014... It’s an idea echoed everywhere…

POVERTY AND GROWTH: RETRO-URBANISTS CLING TO THE MYTH OF SUBURBAN DECLINE

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox In the wake of the post-2008…

A Deeper Look at Three Study Areas

This report concentrates on housing affordability in three…