As metro areas grow and prosper, inequality doesn't have to be a given.
The part of town where you live—and especially where you grew up—can profoundly affect lifetime earnings.
Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.
The knowledge and energy hubs of San Francisco and Texas are among the year’s biggest economic winners.
New research shows that the largest U.S. cities would do well to focus on workers at the bottom of the economic ladder.
Economic success may be tied to the fact that not all of your neighbors are celebrating the same winter holiday as you.
A new study suggests there's a gap between how researchers think about gentrification and what journalists are telling the public.
A slew of new research links walkable neighborhoods with safer, healthier, more democratic places.
As high-tech hubs like San Francisco become increasingly unaffordable, we need to be asking the right questions.
A look at America's leading arts hubs and their roles in economic development.
Cities provide the mechanism for rebuilding our middle class. Can we support their responsible growth for the sake of the nation's?
Higher wages mean more engaged employees, better customer service and higher profits.
A year-long independent effort has identified the most practical strategies for empowering the U.K.'s cities and metro areas.
Naheed Nenshi talks urban development, affordable housing, and how national governments fail cities.
Its rise has been remarkable. But should aspiring tech hubs really emulate the Big Apple?
The rural creative class has recovered from the recession like its urban counterparts—but it’s how and where that matters.
The Bay Area clearly dominates in software companies that have been valued at a billion dollars or more, but China is coming on strong.
Four red states passed referendums on higher minimum wages Tuesday, but it's not enough.
How we could fall into another housing crisis before we've fully pulled out of the 2008 one.