The region's reliance on manufacturing may have hindered its economic revitalization, according to a Chicago Fed study.
A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.
Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
A new report from the World Bank argues that a better financing system is needed to reduce emissions in China.
Another step in New York's rise as an urban center for tech.
Growth downtown has outpaced Cleveland's suburbs and exurbs.
Images tell the story of the country's struggle to get its economy back in order.
Large U.S. cities offer high quality of life for women, according to the Social Science Research Council.
The economic factors behind pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Denser, more populous cities are more energy efficient than their smaller counterparts.
Worldwide, the retail giant's stores cover as much land as Miami.
America's metro areas generate 80 percent of the country's GDP. But so far, that economic reality has not generated a proportional amount of political clout.
Collectively, America's cities contribute more to global GDP than the rest of the world's cities combined.
Some metropolitan areas emit much more CO2 than others.
Are the electronic retailer's latest closures a shift away from the giant strip mall model?
At events all over the country, neighbors who want their money to stay local are swarming mom-and-pop shops.
Most smaller commercial buildings can't afford energy retrofits on their own. But what if they banded together?
When one (or two, or four) condiment options just aren't enough.