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.
Key takeaways from a new study on the effects of subway location and expansion around the world.
A conversation with the scholar Josef Konvitz.
A new study charts the incredible growth of innovation in the Bay Area.
The geography of business formation and job growth is concentrated in less than two dozen counties across the nation.
Checking in on the latest advancements, and the challenges that remain.
A new report documents the extent of billionaire wealth across the world.
A new report from NYU’s Furman Center charts changes in neighborhoods over decades.
Not only does the creative class skew white, but there are few U.S. cities where the black creative class appears to be doing as well as their white counterparts.
Her widely panned last book, Dark Age Ahead, cautioned against social and economic decay and the rise of demagogues like Donald Trump.
Two new studies explore the movement of businesses and people back to the city, but outside the central business district.
A new Trulia report looks at which cities have the highest housing burdens.
A conversation with Michael Storper, the author of a new book on why San Francisco has outperformed L.A. in recent decades.