Low-wage black workers have longer commutes than whites traveling to the same kinds of jobs.
As eyes turn to Sochi, a look at the countries where it's worst (and best) to be gay.
One Arizona city spent roughly $100 million to keep the Chicago Cubs, despite little evidence their leaving would hurt the local economy.
The mayor of Mesa lured five liberal-arts colleges to town as part of a creative strategy to boost local economic activity and to keep smart students in the region.
Are they primarily about economic development or getting people around a city?
Despite major advances, the world's slum population will likely double to 2 billion by 2050.
They can act as economic engines for entire countries.
The city must decide soon whether to keep the project going — or pay back $45 million in federal funding.
The system attracted commercial developers but may have displaced residential ones.
New research finds life satisfaction peaks around $36,000 GDP per capita. Then it goes down.
If U.S. health care and education starts to cluster, some metro areas will lose.
According to Robert K. Steel, New York's deputy mayor for economic development.
Turns out quality matters less than government support.
The Texas city gets started on a broad downtown improvement plan in dramatic fashion.
The city of Chicago tries to leverage the platform better known for funding design projects and cutting-edge products.
The light of urban development seen from space can tell us much about the shape of the world's economy.
Natural resources can help, but enduring economic growth is powered by talent and ideas.
The documentary takes aim at developers and city officials who smilingly insist that "change is good."
A follow-up on our analysis of The New York Times series on state and local incentives to business.