For professional-class workers with annual household incomes in the top income quintile, New York is a comparatively affordable place. A recent study attributes lower costs to competition between businesses that cater to upper-income people.
Apr 24, 2013 The New York Times
Renee DiResta uses Google's autocomplete feature to understand how Americans "really think about 'those people' in other states." Play with her wonderfully enlightening interactive map to view the top terms associated with each state.
Aug 14, 2012 no upside
If you run a google.com search for "The Death of Suburbia"
you will find about 24,000 ‘hits.' Some
of the gloating over suburbia's alleged demise is based on the facts that
(some) suburbs have been hit hard by the current economic downturn, and that Opinion
Feb 18, 2012 By
A new report from ULI maps out the 'housing plus transportation' costs in all Boston neighborhoods. Turns out living in the heart of the city is cheaper than the outer neighborhoods.
Apr 13, 2010 Streetsblog
This photo slideshow from the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> looks at the 10 most expensive cities in the world.
Aug 18, 2009 Los Angeles Times
<p>Moscow tops an annual ranking of the world's most expensive cities. The survey examines housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment for corporations and government agencies determining living costs for expats.</p>
Jul 25, 2008 Forbes
<p>New York City plans to revise the way it assesses poverty levels in the city, bringing in more variables and cost-of-living considerations. Officials expect the new measurement to be more accurate, and are calling on other cities to follow suit.</p>
Jul 15, 2008 The New York Times
<p>According to a recent poll, one out of every five people in Syndey, Australia, is considering moving out of town. Many city high costs and a loss of job opportunities in the city.</p>
Mar 4, 2008 The Sydney Morning Herald