Economic Growth

Henry Grabar beckons the death of the McMansion, calling it an "American embarrassment" with no easy solution for planners.
Jul 15, 2014   Salon
Michael Coren examines the influence of internet connection speeds on economic production and the reasons why he believes "broadband will become the interstate highways of the 21st century."
Mar 28, 2012   Fast Company Co.Exist
It's unlikely to surprise anyone to learn that Times Square is an invaluable asset to New York City's economy, but as Patrick McGeehan points out, it has as much to do with offices as with hotels and entertainment.
Mar 23, 2012   New York Times - City Room Blog
Richard Florida, interviewed by blogger Dave Copeland, says that quality of place is going to be of growing importance in the coming era to keep cities vibrant and attracting talent and the "creative class."
Oct 12, 2011   MyCityWay Blog
This latest report from <em>The Brookings Institution</em> tracks economic recovery in 100 American metropolitan areas
Mar 21, 2011   The Brookings Institution
This podcast from <em>The Guardian</em> explores why cities have grown in population and what economic forces are behind this shift.
Mar 20, 2011   Guardian
Joel Kotkin reports that the from Dallas to Des Moines and Bismark, the urban areas of the Great Plains states has seen steady growth thanks to energy, agriculture and high-tech jobs.
Jul 4, 2010   New Geography
Aging and under-maintained rail and transportation infrastructure in India could severely stifle the country's development, according to some critics.
Jun 17, 2010   The New York Times
A large-scale program of high speed rail projects is creating a huge economic impact in China. The fast timeline for these rail projects and the jobs they are creating have American officials looking on jealously.
Feb 14, 2010   The New York Times
Atlanta is seen by many as the economic powerhouse of the South. But some say Charlotte's progress in providing transit and reducing traffic may begin to tip the scales.
May 13, 2009   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Bill Rees, creator of the ecological footprint concept, warns that economic growth needs to slow down greatly if we want to maintain a civilized life on Earth.
Mar 4, 2009   Vancouver Magazine