There is an invisible culprit in the great scandal of inequality in America: your Econ 101 textbook. Go ahead, dig it out from that storage chest, and undoubtedly you’ll read that inequality, while we might not like it, is good for economic growth
Jan 4, 2015 Rooflines
Researchers find that among the largest 100 metro regions in the U.S. , those with a larger middle class, provide higher economic mobility.
Sep 6, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
A new report from the League of American Bicyclists highlights studies from across the U.S. showing the economic benefits of biking.
Oct 8, 2012 Co.Exist
Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institute explains the importance of exports to a metro region's economy. As the US Federal Government remains politically frozen, how can American cities grow economically by fostering trade partnerships across the world?
Mar 23, 2012 The Planning Report
Writer Tara Sturm explores the merits of incremental urbanism on revitalization efforts with the help of L.A. architect Alan Pullman, highlighting grassroots, community-driven economic development.
Feb 3, 2012 Buildipedia.com
A new study by the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that bicycling contributes $1.5 billion to Wisconsin's economy every year.
Jan 3, 2011 Bicycling Federation of Wisconsin
Ed Glaeser argues that housing needs to be viewed as a commodity like any other, rather than an investment.
Jan 10, 2010 Economix Blog
Economist Ed Glaeser explains what went wrong in Dubai World.
Dec 2, 2009 The New York Times
After years of spectacular growth and even more spectacular architecture, the city state of Dubai is facing crushing debts and has requested a 6-month "standstill" on its repayments.
Nov 30, 2009 Huffington Post