A new, expansive index measures and maps the quality of life for 2,000 U.S. neighborhoods.
Will rapid urbanization in developing nations make their cities more violent?
It would take service workers in San Jose 20 years to save up for a home.
A new report finds that more than one in eight of the nation’s young people are neither employed nor in school.
Throughout history, the two have not always gone hand-in-hand. And they may not in the future.
A new study finds that people living in the midst of disruptive technological change may be happier and more optimistic than you think.
Reversing the conventional wisdom on the cost of living in major cities like New York.
The ride-hailing giant has built a development facility there, luring away some talented Carnegie Mellon researchers.
A new study tries to determine what a “tolerant” city looks like.
A new study finds that cities with successful “creative economies” must have robust non-creative industries, too.
African Americans are far more likely to live in the San Francisco Bay Area’s least walkable neighborhoods. Why?
A new analysis finds that what we see today is basically “the current manifestation of a long-run trend.”
For the first time, economists have put a price tag on restrictive urban land use policies.
A new study shows that the areas where creative workers and scientists live and work look quite different.
A new interactive from the New York Fed shows that when it comes to community credit, some are well ahead of others.
In truth, Baltimore’s economy has weathered the post-industrial transition better than most.
The recession appears to have convinced many that they will never escape the working class.
Does the number of governments in a given metro area really matter?
A new index takes a holistic look at America's inequalities. Yes, that's plural.