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Looking for granular illustrations of the details of local economies? Look no further.
Jul 17, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Two years ago, Steve Patterson suffered a stroke. As he goes through the process of recovery, he sees some lessons for struggling cities.
Feb 3, 2010   Urban Review STL
More than a million Haitians have fled the capital city of Port-au-Prince, and government officials are advising them to stay out of the city. But many question if these provincial cities will be able to provide jobs and economic opportunities.
Jan 30, 2010   The Christian Science Monitor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has seen some dramatic decline over the past half century. Michael A. Stern, ASLA, LEED AP takes a look at the last 20 years of the city as it begins to rebound.
Jan 22, 2010   ArchNewsNow
Portland, Oregon, is held high on a pedestal for innovative urban planning and development. But the city has its drawbacks and needs to face them, writes Aaron M. Renn.
Jan 20, 2010   The Oregonian
California stimulus projects and job creation are being delayed by a state office tasked with reviewing federally-funded construction projects to prevent adverse affects on historic sites, according to a new report.
Jan 8, 2010   The Sacramento Bee
<em>U.S. News and World Report</em> has named urban planning one of its 50 top careers for 2010.
Dec 31, 2009   U.S. News And World Report
Architects and carpenters are among this list of the nine jobs hit hardest by the recession in 2009.
Dec 29, 2009   NBC
Unemployment is spreading across the country like a rash. This video tracks the changing unemployment in American counties since January 2007.
Nov 25, 2009   American Observer
After twenty years of reunification, the eastern part of Germany is finally beginning to lure educated workers back.
Nov 8, 2009   The New York Times
Japan wants to end its spending on wasteful construction projects, which are the cause of the country's massive debt. But for one small town on the verge of losing a dam, the "wasteful" project is the center of the local economy.
Oct 19, 2009   The New York Times