Republican or Democrat, even if we battle over national concerns, research finds that in local politics, it seems we can all just get along—most of the time.
Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity.
When looking for love, most people don’t look far from home. That's what a big-data analysis of interactions on a dating site revealed.
Place-based immigrant visas could help revitalize America’s left-behind cities and regions, economic researchers say in a new report.
The old divide between family-friendly suburbs and childless city living is fading. The new divide is within the suburbs themselves.
States with stricter gun-control laws have fewer homicides, especially when they’re used in combination, according to a new study.
America’s growing geographic divide derives from economic inequality, especially the tremendous gains of the 1 percent.
The contribution of culture and art to the U.S. economy is bigger than the economic output of Sweden or Switzerland, according to a new report.
A new Upjohn Institute report documents four key pillars that can guide successful place-based economic development and local job growth.
American landlords derive more profit from renters in low-income neighborhoods, researchers Matthew Desmond and Nathan Wilmers find.
New research finds that income, education, and race are correlated with access to green space across and within U.S. metro areas.
A new report examines why the largest U.S. metros actually face population decline.
No matter the nature of the locale—urban, suburban, or rural—differences stem more from who we are than what we want in our communities.
A new study finds that suburban neighborhoods outperform urban ones across the board.
The United States is facing a new class distinction: those who are mobile across state lines, and those who are stuck.
It’s not nation states or even cities, but mega-regions—combinations of multiple metro areas—that are the real forces powering the global economy.
Urban leaders need to kick the incentive habit and take a more inclusive approach to growing local economies.
The share of VC-backed startups with women founders has grown dramatically, but Silicon Valley lags behind other hubs.
Yet in cities, affluent white neighborhoods and high-poverty black ones are outliers, resisting the fragmentation shown with other types of neighborhoods.
The mega-company has bucked dealing reasonably with New York City, Seattle, and any community that asks them to pay for its freight.