Why do most heavy metal bands hail from Scandinavia and Northern Europe?
Airports are a central component in urban and regional economic development.
It may only be a small office, but the deal is a high profile win for entrepreneur Dan Gilbert.
Where we live dictates an awful lot about the type of work available to us.
U.S. census data released today shows a decline in exurban populations.
There are signs that the U.S. housing market is finally bouncing off its bottom.
Harvard sociologist Robert J. Sampson on his new book, Great American City.
New York and London top the list in a new ranking of 66 cities around the world.
Metro areas generate 93 percent of the world’s patented inventions.
The world's most populous nation is an industrial powerhouse, but it has not yet transitioned to a knowledge-based economy.
How globalization is reshaping the hierarchy of the world's cities.
Perhaps its time to start referring to a 'religiosity belt,' instead.
The economic recovery remains uneven according to a Brookings Metro Monitor report released today.
The city's affordability and edgy culture is helping turn it into a world-class high-tech center.
A look at the 8.2 million Americans who work in manufacturing of all sorts.
Some 3.1 million people are employed in "green goods and services" jobs, but state patterns vary considerably.
The recession didn't skip Seattle, but the city stuck by its downtown and reaped the rewards.
In his new book, Philip Auerswald argues the economic crisis will eventually give way to unparalleled global growth.
The geography of where in the U.S. people lack health insurance is striking.