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January 30, 2006, 8am PST
This brief describes a new information tool developed by the Urban Markets Initiative to quantify, for the first time, the impact of transportation costs on the affordability of housing choices.
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January 24, 2006, 1pm PST
Is there an inherent bias in the geographic and racial-ethnic patterns of Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) boards?
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December 7, 2005, 10am PST
Using a wide array of economic and social indicators, the Metropolitan Policy Program has compiled the first in a series of monthly snapshots of economic and both short term and long term reconstruction trends.
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November 16, 2005, 1pm PST
During the 1990s, downtown population grew by 10 percent, a marked resurgence following 20 years of overall decline, according to a new study, "Who Lives Downtown?".
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September 27, 2005, 2pm PDT
Randall Mason examines the difficulties of evaluating the economics of historic preservation, analyzing various approaches and the literature in the field.
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September 6, 2005, 1pm PDT
A new analysis of Census data using new geographic definitions finds that the bulk of large central cities added population so far this decade.
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August 24, 2005, 8am PDT
Study offers both current and historical contexts for understanding the evolution of city finances over the past thirty years.
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July 7, 2005, 11am PDT
Despite the furor over the recent Supreme Court decision in the Kelo v. New London case -- the court's ruling did not expand government rights.
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June 29, 2005, 11am PDT
A new paper examine how existing federal tax laws affect households in cities, and how to improve economic opportunities and incentives.
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April 13, 2005, 2pm PDT
Refund loan usage declined by almost 5 percent nationally between 2001 and 2002, but the loans remain popular, especially in the South.
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March 15, 2005, 10am PST
In two complementary papers, Robert Weissbourd and Riccardo Bodini examine the role of information resources in spurring markets and creating investment strategies to boost urban neighborhoods.
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March 9, 2005, 6am PST
Brookings Institution report details 12 steps which are necessary for creating a successful revitalization strategy.
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February 24, 2005, 9am PST
A new Brookings Institution report ranks world cities based on competitiveness.
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February 17, 2005, 2pm PST
A study finds that 'job sprawl' exacerbates certain dimensions of racial inequality in America.
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February 9, 2005, 8am PST
Using census data from the United States and the United Kingdom, this survey employs basic demographic analysis to assess key similarities and differences between the two countries.
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February 9, 2005, 6am PST
Rebecca Tunstall outlines key features of the U.S. and U.K. censuses of population, their main similarities and differences, and how the two canvasses can be used for comparative research on population and housing.
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January 25, 2005, 1pm PST
The Brookings Institution reports on the progress and success of public housing reform and vouchers.
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January 18, 2005, 6am PST
An in-depth look at the myth of economic viability of convention centers.
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December 24, 2004, 5am PST
The Metropolitan Policy Program reviews its 2004 research.
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December 13, 2004, 2pm PST
A major surge in development is projected for the next few decades offering an opportunity to change the landscape of the nation.
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