Experts at the European Commission assess the world as more urban than experts at the United Nations or New York University do. We need to resolve this debate.
What do the three classes think about issues like gun control, immigration, women’s rights, and unionization?
Amazon chose Long Island City and Crystal City based on talent. But talent isn’t generic: The search for HQ2 was about particular types of it.
States with more working-class voters are solidly red; those with a dominant creative class are solidly blue; service-class heavy states aren’t easily defined.
The celebrity chef and humanitarian talks about the role of food in recovering from a disaster and why building local capacity is so important.
A new Brookings study documents the growing economic divergence of America’s superstar cities from smaller urban and rural areas.
Complaints that Amazon HQ2 locations are already superstar cities don’t recognize a counter-trend of Fortune 500 corporate headquarters relocations, new data shows.
Amazon HQ2 may be split between superstar cities, but San Francisco’s big tech firms are starting to expand into smaller, non-coastal places.
In splitting HQ2, Amazon gains a presence in New York, which has the largest number of corporate headquarters, and greater Washington, D.C., which is fast gaining as a popular site for a corporate base.
Although the creative class in the United States is largely urban, many rural counties also have high shares of knowledge, professional, and artistic workers.
It’s not just singles who have flocked back to the city: College-educated married couples are much more likely to live in big cities with high human capital.
Urban places have the largest numbers of college graduates, but rural counties are starting to see more growth.
The constituents of Trump voters in the U.S. Congress offer clues to the role played by the way people live and commute in America’s political divisions.
The picture of wages and salaries across the U.S. is not a simple one of urban success versus rural decline.
For now, U.S. cities lead in attracting global talent, but cities across the world are coming on strong.
The economic gap between have and have-not places continues to widen.
It used to be that 95 percent of global startup and venture-capital activity happened in the U.S. Today, it’s just over one-half.
Close congressional races this November will likely hinge on the moods of suburban voters, a new CityLab analysis finds.
Amazon announced a new $15 minimum wage for its workers. Now it should be a better corporate citizen to the host of its new HQ2.
Kids from many rural areas have a better chance at upward mobility than those who grow up in urban areas, but it varies from place to place, and from neighborhood to neighborhood.
In his new book Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas argues that plutocrats have co-opted the language of social change while reinforcing their own power.