Getting satellite luminosity data right could help us better understand what works and what doesn't in urban development.
This music of disillusion and despair is, strangely, biggest in countries with very high quality of life.
Residents of Alaska, Utah, and Wyoming say their states—which boast the lowest levels of income inequality in the country—are great places to live.
For all the debate, gentrification is far from the norm.
California added 900,000 new jobs during the recovery, but they were spread over the state's 38 million residents.
U.S. income inequality increased 15 percent between 1979 and 2012, but the story varies across different parts of the country.
A new study tracks the link between living in "neighborhoods of affinity" and urban mobility.
America's declining "business dynamism" has affected all 50 states and nearly every single metro area.
Those who work in different types of jobs tend to live apart in places like L.A., San Francisco and Texas's largest metros.
The financial benefit of moving for a new job has been cut nearly in half over the past few decades.
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New York and L.A. are losing more Americans than they're gaining, but the flood of immigrants more than makes up for it.
Cities stand at the very center of each and every one of the biggest challenges the world now faces.
The highly educated tend to live apart in college towns like State College, Pennsylvania, and big cities like Birmingham and Houston.
Meanwhile, Blue America is centered in denser, more compact metros and cities.
Mapping where homes are out of reach for the median family.
New animations show centuries of expansion in three global cities.
Wealthy Americans live more separate lives in Southern and Midwestern metros like Memphis and Detroit.
Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.