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3 Reasons 30-Somethings Are Accumulating Less Wealth Than Their Parents

It's not just the recession.

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Phoenix's Walkability Gamble Might Actually Pay Off

The Reinvent PHX initiative will try to guide transit-oriented development in five districts along the new light rail corridor.

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: Final Four

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City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

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Selling Solar Power in India's Slums

The country is fast outgrowing its electric grid. Are small-scale solar projects the solution?

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: Elite Eight

More upsets, a nail-biter, and standings.

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Inside the Thriving World of Bangkok's Semi-Legal Street Vendors

A beautiful video tour of two lives lived in the city's informal economy.

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America's Jobs Dilemma: Employment Up, Wages Down

One more piece of evidence for the lopsided nature of America's economic recovery.

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Why Our Cities Look and Work the Way They Do

A conversation with Sam Bass Warner and Andrew Whittemore about their new book, American Urban Form.

Urbanist Bracket Challenge: Sweet 16

Round 2 of our gut-wrenching head-to-head matchup!

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The Stability of the World's Leading Financial Capitals

London and New York continue to top the list of global financial centers.

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Bankrupt Vs. Broke: What's the Difference: Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

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The Bullet Train as a Boost for Second-Tier Cities

A new report finds that high-speed rail lines make satellite areas more attractive while relieving pressure on major cities.

The Urbanist Toolkit Bracket Challenge

March Madness for urban design nerds.

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America: A Nation of Permanent Freelancers and Temps

40 percent of America’s workforce will work from home by 2020.

MPI's Zara Matheson

Global Cities of the Super-Rich

New York City and London have more high-net-worth individuals than any other city.

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Booming Asian Cities Are Tugging The World's Center of Light East

The light of urban development seen from space can tell us much about the shape of the world's economy.

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Will America's Oil Boom Save Its Manufacturing Sector?

It may actually make it sicker.

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The End of Private Schools?

Enrollment is declining, and charter schools are the most likely culprit.