Having the right mix of jobs in a local economy might be a predictor for future growth.
Dec 13, 2015 JedKolko.com
This week Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas submitted permits to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build a 550-mile natural gas pipeline across three mid-Atlantic states.
Sep 22, 2015 WRAL
A Brookings Institution reports calls on policy makers to ensure appropriate investments and programs to support workers in the transportation sector.
Sep 5, 2015 Brookings
Looking for granular illustrations of the details of local economies? Look no further.
Jul 17, 2015 The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Amid concerns about lackluster growth, Oregon's Clackamas County plans to create 10,000 new family wage jobs by 2019. But the county lacks the zoned land it needs to accomplish its goals.
May 13, 2015 OregonLive
With over 162,000 full- or part-time "driver partners" nationwide, Uber is an employment giant. The company's 20,000 Bay Area workers place it among the top five regional employers.
Apr 29, 2015 SFGate
For half a century, suburbs surpassed city centers in population and job growth. These economic and demographic trends appear to be reversing. America's cities have grown faster than outlying areas and new research that jobs are coming with them.
Feb 24, 2015 Surging City Center Job Growth
The ongoing efforts to reform street vending laws in Los Angeles gained national media attention recently. Can local officials find a way to overcome controversy and complexity to legalize street vending this year?
Jan 30, 2015 Salon
Mark Vallianatos outlines the legal history and vehemently supports Los Angeles' estimated 10,000 street vendors selling everything from fruits to frozen treats.
Oct 16, 2014 The Los Angeles Times
Nathan Jensen, a political science professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has found evidence that one of the most popular strategies for state and local leaders to attract new business does not pay off.
Jul 10, 2014 The Washington Post