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.
Economic growth is a mixed bag in urban and rural counties, large and small.
A new report confirms that the U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in mass transit.
Economic growth is not only uneven between urban and rural places—it is uneven within them, too.
In their new book Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality, Melissa and Chris Bruntlett use the example of the Netherlands to show how a cycling culture promotes community building and health.
Eric Klinenberg, author of Palaces for the People, talks about how schools, libraries, and other institutions can restore a sense of common purpose in America.
A study of the Boston area shows that those who participate in planning and zoning board meetings are older, wealthier, and much more NIMBYish.
Millions of U.S. workers hold insecure jobs that don’t pay enough to support a family. That needs to change, and cities can lead the way.
Communities with strict land-use restrictions don’t just attract more Democrats, a new study finds. They also shut out people who tend to vote Republican.
Homeowners are more active in national and local politics than non-owners. This disproportionate involvement can potentially limit the economy and further divide our politics.
Black and Hispanic former prisoners end up in more disadvantaged areas than whites, and many do not find any place to attach to at all.
A new online mapping tool allows you to track long-term trends in violence across dozens of U.S. cities.
What should or could cities do differently next time a behemoth company solicits bids for for its headquarters?