Economic Recovery

Mapping the U.S. Metros Where High Unemployment Could Persist for Years

Yes, there are still plenty of places that are unlikely to rebound until 2018 or later. 

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.

Where Wages Have Grown the Most (and Least) Since the Recovery

A look at the U.S. cities where salaries are rising the fastest.

Cars and Houses Will Save the American Economy

Unless Washington gets in the way.

Creatives and the Crisis

Since the start of the economic crisis, creative class workers have fared substantially better than others.

America's Economic Rebound

The declinists are wrong, America is emerging from the crisis stronger than before.

Which Metros Are Recovering Fastest

The economic recovery remains uneven according to a Brookings Metro Monitor report released today.

Why Miami's Real Estate is Booming Again

Miami's real estate prices have plummeted from their peak, but remain nearly 38 percent above their 2000 levels.

The Geography of U.S. Economic Confidence

Why Americans in some states feel more secure in their economic future.

Metro Job Recovery Remains a Long Way Off

A new report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors predicts when U.S. metros will return to pre-crisis job levels