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Last year, the "innovation district" rose to prominence as a way to describe urban knowledge economy epicenters. This report from Bruce Katz and Brookings describes how the phenomenon continues to evolve.
Jul 12, 2015   Brookings
Although city growth continues to outpace the suburbs, the nation's three largest cities are experiencing a growth slowdown. Sunbelt cities like Austin and Orlando are picking up the slack.
Jun 6, 2015   Brookings
The water level in Lake Mead dropped to an all-time low at the end of April, falling below 1080 feet above sea level for the first time in 78 years.
May 6, 2015   Brookings
The Brookings Institution has been using new media formats to illustrate the striking demographic changes sweeping the country.
Mar 3, 2015   Brookings
A new report by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program analyzes the growth of the world's 300 largest metropolitan areas.
Jan 23, 2015   Brookings
As its most recent entry in a new series of "Metropolitan Revolution Blog Series," Brookings examines the recent proliferation of applied sciences campuses in New York City.
Jan 8, 2015   Brookings
William H. Frey, Brookings Institution demographer, writes on the latest Census Bureau demographic data. California and Texas remain number one and two respectively. New York had 19.7 million residents on July 1, 2014, Florida 19.9 million people.
Jan 4, 2015   Brookings
A study published by the Brooking Institution finds varying results, depending on the neighborhood, for a study of the impact of gasoline prices on home values.
Dec 8, 2014   Brookings
A new plan is afoot in Britain that will devolve centralized power away from central government and out into metropolitan areas. Bruce Katz sees lessons for the United States in the experience of United Kingdom.
Oct 28, 2014   Brookings
A post by Brookings explains how the racial tensions and violent clashes between police and protestors in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson are a symptom of common contemporary archetype: the impoverished suburb.
Aug 18, 2014   Brookings
Adie Tomer challenges local and state leaders in Florida to leverage its strengths in trade and logistics for a more production-oriented economy—to the benefit of the long-term economic prosperity of the state.
Jun 14, 2014   Brookings