Data are scarce, but a look at grants from the National Institutes of Health gives us at least a partial picture.
Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.
The country's government has proven surprisingly capable in the face of its latest natural disaster.
Hurricane Sandy is the wake-up call.
What were the Games good for, exactly?
Parsing the latest numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.
A by-the-numbers look at the wreckage left behind.
For almost two-thirds of us, the American Dream is a virtual impossibility.
Turns out there is such a thing as a free ride.
A conversation with urban sociologist Zachary Neal on his new book, The Connected City.
It all comes down to two words: household formation.
Many cities are powerless when it comes to controlling the money in their coffers. Here's how to fix that.
After a Great Recession slump, the number of new households is ticking up.
Despite the crisis, the U.S. finance industry has grown since 2008.
The controversial plan appears to have reached a dead end.
Since the start of the economic crisis, creative class workers have fared substantially better than others.
Birmingham finds success with an innovative program to rejuvenate a neighborhood.
It's become the go-to site for hosts and guests who are desperate and underemployed. But that could change quickly.