Some American cities have rates similar to the world's poorest nations.
The latest evidence of this time-tested connection.
A new study examines whether a city's financial sector affects artistic success.
The U.S. economy is made up of hundreds of metro regions that grow and decline at different rates.
Ideas for gauging our progress toward more equitable, affordable, sustainable, and walkable metros.
Q&A with Planet of Cities author Shlomo Angel.
3.5 percent of U.S. counties consume more than 10 percent of the nation's oil.
Blame the remoteness of D.C., or its partisan rancor.
It varies widely across the country.
According to a new study, the city attracts the young and college-educated at some of the highest rates in the country.
Educated professionals are anchoring a new kind of voting coalition.
The states with the highest share of tax non-payers may actually contain the very conservative votes that Romney needs.
The flow of entrepreneurial talent and which metros are "producing," "exporting," "importing," and "consuming" it.
Beyond any impending bubble in education and health care spending, these two sectors are not a source of economic development in the first place.
Over time, the crisis has hit wages and salaries much harder in some metros than in others.
One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.
Updated data from metros across the United States.
Turns out human capital is vastly more important than trade when it comes to generating regional growth.
The most and least dense U.S. metros for business enterprise.