Metropolitan Areas

Academia's "two-body problem" may be affecting other industries as women pursue more specialized careers and marry similarly educated men. Two-career couples are likely to gravitate toward larger metro areas with job opportunities for both partners.
Nov 10, 2015   StatChat: the blog of the UVA Demographics Research Group
A Brookings Institute report shows that the difference between crime in the suburbs and cities has drastically decreased, and argues that the current drop in crime rates weakens the correlation between ethnic groups and crime.
Jul 6, 2011   The Brookings Institution
Regional business planning and cooperation at the metropolitan level is creating hubs of prosperity in the U.S.
Apr 12, 2011   Brookings Institution
Using data from the 2010 U.S. Census, <em>Salon</em> lists out 10 urban areas where race segregation is most prevalent.
Apr 2, 2011   Salon
This latest report from <em>The Brookings Institution</em> tracks economic recovery in 100 American metropolitan areas
Mar 21, 2011   The Brookings Institution
Suggestions of a county seceding from the Atlanta Regional Commission could threaten transportation funding in the region and hurt those towns looking to bow out, according to this column.
Oct 28, 2010   The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Brookings says that the old distinctions no longer apply; we're headed into an era of "Next Frontier", "New Heartland" and "Diverse Giant" metros.
Jun 7, 2010   Smart Planet
Only 16 of 384 metropolitan areas saw job increases over the last year, according to a new study.
Apr 24, 2010   MSNBC
This article looks at the five metro areas with the most affordable housing options, and the five with the least affordable options.
Feb 24, 2010   CNN Money
Metropolitan officials in the Sun Corridor of Arizona are increasingly working together to form a self-organized super-region, according to this analysis.
Feb 22, 2010   The New Republic
Metropolitan region's make up a major part of the U.S. in terms of population and economic activity. Accordingly, the Brookings Institution was surprised to see how little of the government's first year stimulus package went to those areas.
Feb 21, 2010   The New Republic