If L.A. were a country, it would rank ninth in the world.
It depends on how you count.
Where America’s Olympians hail from and train.
Small countries rise to the top when we control for population, GDP, and size of Olympic delegation.
A look at the factors that may be serving to radicalize attackers.
Charting where sectors such as advanced technology services, advanced manufacturing, and energy production are growing or slowing.
New York, San Francisco, Moscow, Hong Kong, and London top the list, but some smaller cities have more billionaires than their size might suggest.
City leaders looking to boost their political profiles may want to think twice.
For working class and service employees, wages matter less than what they can afford to buy.
Although the city has gained some young, educated white residents, it continues to lose minorities and families with children to the suburbs.
A new study finds that the wealthiest Americans are less mobile than lower income workers, but those who do relocate are looking for a tax cut.
Recent research suggests that urban dwellers are significantly less likely to be happy than their suburban or rural counterparts.
While some nations have seen rapid urbanization lead to economic progress, others have fallen behind.
Exploring the connection between technology, wages, and poverty.
America’s walkable neighborhoods are both wealthier and more highly educated.
More than 50 percent are urban, and two in downtown San Francisco attract more than a billion dollars each in venture capital.
A new study charts the business cycles of the nation’s largest metros across three periods of economic decline.
As investments shift from suburbs to cities, venture capital is moving to dense urban areas that are more walkable and served by transit.