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May 17, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Bruce Katz of The Brookings Institution argues that the health and vitality of cities will determine which nations will prosper in this century -- which he has dubbed the 'Urban Age'.</p>
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April 4, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>The nation's population trends can give planners insight into the demand for housing in the coming decades.</p>
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December 29, 2006, 10am PST
<p>The Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program has published its list of the top ten most noteworthy urban and demographic trends affecting U.S. metropolitan regions in 2006.</p>
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December 28, 2006, 12pm PST
<p>The Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program provides a review of its work in 2006, along with a list of the ten most noteworthy trends.</p>
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December 25, 2006, 1pm PST
<p>A report by the Brookings Institution looks at city and suburban poverty trends over the last 6 years using American Community Survey and Census data. One finding is that since 2005 more impoverished people live in suburbs than in cities.</p>
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December 6, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Policymakers in Memphis, Tennessee, are taking a closer look at the housing market in middle-income neighborhoods that are increasingly destabilizing due to neglect.</p>
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December 4, 2006, 9am PST
<p>The report comparing American and English cities determines that communities on both sides of the Atlantic are dealing with similar challenges.</p>
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December 1, 2006, 7am PST
<p>In both Red and Blue states, voters cast their lot with getting things done during this year's midterm election. The Brookings Institution provides a rundown of all the ballot box results.</p>
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December 1, 2006, 5am PST
<p>The Brookings Institution sheds some light on the growing number of "exurbs" in the United States.</p>
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November 29, 2006, 8am PST
<p>Profound demographic, economic, and cultural forces are reshaping the nation, and have major significance for urbanization in America, says Robert Puentes, a fellow at the Brookings Institution.</p>
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November 28, 2006, 9am PST
<p>Bruce Katz, Director of the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institute, highlights the need for set of new policies for managing the complexity of 21st century cities.</p>
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November 4, 2006, 5am PST
<p>A new report from the Brookings Institution looks at policy innovations that can help revive the fortunes of the nation's former industrial powerhouse.</p>
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October 19, 2006, 11am PDT
<p>A new study from the Brookings Institute attempts to locate and describe the exurbs of large metropolitan areas in the United States.</p>
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October 10, 2006, 12pm PDT
<p>Using data from the Census and the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, this report examines where refugees come fromâ"documenting significant region-specific flows tied to various overseas conflicts" and where they land, finding that refugee destinati</p>
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October 9, 2006, 11am PDT
<p>Bold action can help the state of Maine reach sustainable prosperity.</p>
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September 19, 2006, 1pm PDT
A presentation from a recent meeting of city officials in New Jersey offers information about the direction of first-ring suburbs, many of which find themselves in the crossfire of the urban-suburban divide.
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September 17, 2006, 11am PDT
A new paper from the Brookings Institute, "Corporate Citizenship and Urban Problem Solving: The Changing Civic Role of Business Leaders in American Cities," provides insight into the diminishing capacity for the private sector to engage in planning.
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February 16, 2006, 8am PST
Neither fully urban nor completely suburban, America's older, inner-ring, 'first' suburbs have a set of challenges very different from those of the center city and fast growing newer places, according to a new Brookings Institution report.
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February 11, 2006, 7am PST
Steve Holt of the Brookings Institution reviews research on the first 30 years of the EITC, documenting how it supports work, reduces poverty, and helps families and communities.
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February 10, 2006, 6am PST
Alan Berube of the Brookings Institution examines how receipt of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) expanded nationwide from 2000 to 2003 in response to a weakened economy.
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