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What Dollar Store Locations Reveal About America

Surprising data on who's shopping at the discount chains.

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The Neighborhoods Where Locals Want to Live

Trulia tracks where in-town buyers search for housing.

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New York vs. Boston: Which Is the Better Sports Town?

A statistical examination of the long-term sports successes and failures of the cities in this year's Super Bowl.

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Imagining a Super Bowl in London

Why the ultimate American event could go global as early as 2015.

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Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

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Florida Is the Nation's Housing Market

The state shows the depths of the continuing crisis, but also offers some insightful solutions.

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Venture Capital Shifts Downtown

Boston is wooing venture capital away from its suburbs.

The Geography of Venture Capital

New York and Boston are trying to get a bigger slice of the VC pie. But a new report suggests they're going to have to work a lot harder.

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The Where and Why of NBA Super Stars

For one thing, location matters

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The High Price of Prejudice

The numbers don't lie: Prejudice isn't just morally reprehensible, it's economically punishing as well.

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Colder States = More Binge Drinking

We took a quick look at the relationship between weather and alcohol consumption

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If Romney Stumbles in South Carolina, Is the Economy to Blame?

The serious economic challenges facing the next three GOP primary states may hurt Romney and help more conservative candidates

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The Geography of American Binge Drinking

States with more liberals, extraverts and college grads drink more

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Metro Job Recovery Remains a Long Way Off

A new report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors predicts when U.S. metros will return to pre-crisis job levels

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How Stuck Are America's Homeowners, Really?

Two studies come to very different conclusions

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The Where and Why of Coachella 2012

A look at where popular music's next superstars are likely to hail from based on the California festival's lineup

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How Economic Development Helps the World's Women

Understanding the connection between women's opportunity and the world's development patterns

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The Geography of Women's Economic Opportunity

Mapping the treatment and opportunities afforded to women around the world

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Which Countries Pay Blue Collar Workers the Most?

Manufacturing compensation is closely related to productivity, global economic competitiveness and overall human development