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.
How major industries have changed from their peak up to today.
Last year was a decent one for employment growth in large metros.
A statistical look at the leading indie rock scenes represented at this year's festival in Austin.
U.S. housing prices peak at different times based on their geography.
What the New York Times columnist got wrong in his recent look at the relationship between natural resources and knowledge-based development.
Staying put and building a winning team is the key to a long, lucrative professional basketball career, research shows.
Are corporate logos diminishing the sense of place in cities?
An estimated 600,000 Americans are homeless, but the spread isn't uniform. Some cities have been hit harder than others.
New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.