New data supports Paul Krugman's contention that sprawl inhibits the American Dream.
Aug 10, 2013 Better! Cities & Towns
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman looks at two great American cities, one losing population for decades and now filed for bankruptcy, the other growing rapidly but through sprawl, not smart growth. Yet Atlanta suffers lower social mobility.
Aug 4, 2013 The New York Times - The Opinion Pages
A new study presents the 'most detailed portrait yet' of the places in America where opportunities for, and obstacles to, upward mobility abound. The Southeast and industrial Midwest are the most difficult places to rise out of poverty.
Jul 22, 2013 The New York Times
In this piece from <em>Metropolis</em>, Joel Kotkin argues that as the world urbanizes, cities are becoming increasingly unequal and do not provide the opportunities they once did.
Feb 25, 2011 Metropolis