A billion people could lose easy access to water by the end of the century, triggering mass migrations, food shortages, and wars.
The geography of American innovation over the last decade.
The New York mayoral candidates come at the question from different sides.
London's Edward Lister says building basic infrastructure is more important than chasing new technology.
In 2008, Syracuse started promising graduates full college tuition. Now it's rising above the national averages for enrollment.
According to Robert K. Steel, New York's deputy mayor for economic development.
And counting all of the people (and jobs) who have supposedly moved there.
The company says it wants to work with the city to pay occupancy taxes.
New numbers show the power of energy and knowledge economies.
Bars, Alexandria, and private museums.
The happiest countries on Earth are rich and European; the most miserable are located in impoverished Sub-Saharan Africa.
The rich and educated are more likely to marry, to marry each other, and to produce rich and educated children.
And that's a conservative estimate, writes Brookings economist Clifford Winston.
From national parks, to home loans, to the National Zoo in D.C., there will be a small, but noticeable, impact almost immediately.
Without reliable government data, a group of researchers theorizes that the size of airtime purchases in Côte d’Ivoire roughly approximates wealth.
The wage gap is a complicated issue, but here's a simple chart showing where it's most severe.
It can create a troubling illusion of prosperity.
The economic recovery — if we can call it that — has been driven largely by low-paying positions.