Economic Growth

Zara Matheson

Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

The places creative, service, and working class jobs will grow the most by 2022.

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Why So Many Emerging Megacities Remain So Poor

How globalization has changed the nature of urban development.

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2013's Best Performing American Cities

New rankings from the Milken Institute show just how diverse our tech economy has become.

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The Rise of Invisible Work

Companies like Airbnb and Etsy are redefining what it means to have a "job." Is that good for the economy?

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How Traffic Congestion Affects Economic Growth

For good and bad.

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America's Most Productive Metros

New numbers show the power of energy and knowledge economies.

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The Great Growth Disconnect: Population Growth Does Not Equal Economic Growth

It can create a troubling illusion of prosperity.

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Where America's Economic Output Is Growing

80 percent of all metro areas saw their GDP's rise in 2012, according to a new Bureau of Economic Analysis report.

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America's Best Performing Cities

Ideas, talent, skills, and density remain key contributors to the growth of America's metros.

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Cities With Denser Cores Do Better

Packed city centers are correlated with economic growth, talent levels, and diversity.

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To Get America Growing Again, We Have to Look to Our Most Productive Metro Areas

The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.

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The Uneven Geography of U.S. Economic Growth

The U.S. economy is made up of hundreds of metro regions that grow and decline at different rates.

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The Economic Impact of Knowledge Clusters

A new study identifies 11 knowledge cluster regions throughout the U.S. and their economic impact. 

How Detroit Is Rising

You've heard the story of the city's downfall. This is the story of its comeback.

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Why Manufacturing Still Matters in Cities

A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.

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Infographic of the Day: The Economic Power of the Top 600 Global Cities

By 2025, these cities will account for 60 percent of global GDP.

How the Rise of the Developing World Will Help Americans

In his new book, Philip Auerswald argues the economic crisis will eventually give way to unparalleled global growth.

Infographic of the Day: New York City's Design Future

New York is the place to be for design and architecture.

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Where to Find a Creative Class Job in 2020

High-paid knowledge, professional, and creative class occupations will add roughly 7 million new jobs by 2020. Here's where you'll find them.