Employment

The skills and location data of over 175 million LinkedIn members were mined to produce a map displaying the industries most common in major cities throughout the United States and Europe.
Oct 24, 2014   LinkedIn Blog
A study from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis finds evidence that large, dense metropolitan areas have experienced the most complete recovery following the Great Recession.
Oct 22, 2014   CityLab
Solar panel company SolarCity unveiled plans for one of the largest solar panel factories to open in Buffalo, New York, forecasting almost 3,000 jobs for the factory alone.
Sep 27, 2014   The Buffalo News
The Brookings Institution takes a closer look at the economic and employment impacts that water has on the United States.
Sep 19, 2014   Brookings Institution
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