Jobs

Reuters

The Post-Recession Power of Small Metros

A new map shows which metro areas have seen the highest – and lowest – job growth in various sectors since the recession.

University Park Alliance

Building Community Around Downtown Jobs

An ambitious plan takes shape to revive downtown Akron

Toyota

For Tupelo and Toyota, a Shared Second Chance

A decade in the making, Mississippi's newest auto plant is set to change the face of this city of 38,000

Reuters

Another Reason to Stop Building New Homes: Job Creation

Repairing existing residential buildings produces about 50 percent more jobs than building new ones

Ho New / Reuters

Condos and Industry Collide in Downtown San Diego

A proposed residential development threatens a factory that employs 1,800

Mariana Bazo / Reuters

Urbanizing the Amazon

Though cities are springing up throughout the Brazilian rainforest, there are few jobs to be had

Flickr user Kansas Poetry (Patrick), under a Creative Commons license

The New Capitals of High Speed Internet

Kansas City's Internet is about to get 100 times faster - now, it's got to figure out how to harness that power

REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The Creative Class Is Alive

A brief rebuttal to Scott Timberg's recent essay

A worker at the General Motors Cruze assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio. (Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk)

Signs of Recovery in the Great Lakes

Manufacturing job growth rates in the region are looking up, but there's still a long way to go

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Aerotropolis Ambitions Falter in St. Louis

Tax credits aimed at building a shipping hub slowly disintegrate in legislature

Courtesy Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

The Metropolitan Moment

Urban communities represent the true economic geography