Immigrants and diversity have powered the growth of America and its cities going back to the 19th century.
In fact, they’ll do the opposite of what techno-optimists hope, and worsen—not ease—inequality.
A new study maps digital-skilled jobs across industries, metro areas, and demographic groups, revealing deep divides.
A new Google campus in San Jose will be a chance for the tech giant to pioneer a more equitable form of urban development—and regain public goodwill.
A recent study maps where white, black, and Hispanic Americans experience the most pain and worry—and optimism.
Universities don’t just produce human capital and innovation. They also promote democratic values in their communities, according to a new study.
A new study pegs the value of America’s urban land at more than $25 trillion as of 2010. But the differences between cities are stark.
Nonstop flights between cities are a more effective way of generating inter-city investment than increased airport capacity.
Yes, land-use restrictions make cities unaffordable. But they also keep inequality between regions from becoming even worse.
A new study finds that the clustering of high-tech innovation has made American metros more divided.
What Amazon could do for the city where it’s already made its mark.
Leading high-tech firms have increasingly gone from heroes to villains in the eyes of their neighbors. It’s in their own interest to help make cities more affordable and inclusive.
Americans are moving less than ever, but that fact masks a deep divide between the affluent and the disadvantaged.
In Dalton, Georgia, more than two-thirds of jobs are at risk for automation, according to a new analysis.
The authors of Faster, Smarter, Greener talk about the technologies that will revolutionize how we get around cities.
For all the talk of the “rise of the rest,” investment in high-tech startups is clustered in the Bay Area, and the New York- Boston-Washington Corridor.
In our increasingly unequal cities, inclusion is good for growth, and growth is good for inclusion. Two new reports show how it can be done.
In part two of our interview with Dan Doctoroff, the former deputy mayor of economic development and current CEO of Sidewalk Labs shares his thoughts on zoning, transportation, technology, and President Trump.
Corporations like Google and Amazon reap the spoils of winner-take-all urbanism. Here’s how they can also bear greater responsibility.
The former deputy mayor of economic development describes the policy discussions that led to rezoning 40% of the city during a period of dramatic growth.
Communities and spontaneous volunteers are the real first line of response in the wake of natural disasters.