Employment

Brookings illuminates which states rely heaviest on infrastructure for employment as local policymakers are struggling with reliable federal funding throughout the peak of construction season.
Aug 8, 2014   Brookings Institute
Unemployment still looms above 2007 levels, and is coupled with the lowest labor force participation in 30 years. Arthur Burris outlines what kinds of strategies cities can adopt to help their local economies.
Aug 1, 2014   Living Cities
A new report from the Brookings Institute examines the details employment in infrastructure jobs in the United States—as well as making a case that infrastructure jobs can address ongoing concerns in the economy.
May 27, 2014   Brookings Institution
Offering a list of policy innovations in several emerging mega-cities, URB.im managing editor Josephine d’Allant argues for empowerment over charity in the battle to improve conditions for the urban poor.
Feb 11, 2013   Huffington Post
Jeff Khau examines the rise in the teleworking population and what this demographic shift means for cities.
Sep 20, 2012   New Geography
Many students are understandably worried about getting a job once they graduate. The slow economy has made this more difficult and also changed some of the parameters in terms of approach and timing. For example, many employers are Opinion
Aug 21, 2012   By Ann Forsyth
What is the relationship between car travel and health outcomes in the United States? Ariel Godwin and Anne Price challenge the claim that more time in the car decreases your health by looking at the impacts of education, income, and employment rates. Exclusive
Jan 16, 2012  By Anne Price
Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into a law two CEQA reform bills that will expedite the court review process for some job-creating projects. Joel R. Reynolds editorializes on the move's risk to the basic principles of CEQA.
Oct 5, 2011   The Sacramento Bee
A new report from the Brookings Institution lists the 30 most dynamic cities in the world -- cities that are recovering from the global economic downturn with growth in employment and income.
Dec 3, 2010   The Atlantic
Students nearing graduation are wondering about employment. Some already have jobs lined but many do not. While it is good to start looking, best advice is to graduate first as finishing up after you have a job Opinion
Mar 7, 2010   By Ann Forsyth
The short answer to the question about whether someone needs professional or activist planning experience before graduate school is yes! Opinion
Dec 1, 2009   By Ann Forsyth