October 23, 2012, 6am PDT
Since the September 11 attacks, the areas in and surrounding Lower Manhattan have experienced an increase in the population of young, educated workers, reports Sam Roberts. Farther-off suburbs are seeing their share of such high-value workers shrink.
December 3, 2010, 9am PST
Writing for <em>City Journal</em>, Mario Polese argues that big cities are more important than ever, and backs up his argument with seven reasons they're luring people, from economies of scale to falling transportation and communication costs.
February 23, 2010, 6am PST
The American Enterprise Institute looks closely at how migration patterns have changed state-by-state through the last couple of years of recession.
The American Enterprise Institute
August 1, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Author Alan Ehrenhalt says that conditions are ripe for the permanent return of downtown residential neighborhoods, and that a "demographic inversion" has already begun in Manhattan, Chicago and Washington, DC, among other cities.</p>
March 10, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>The urban shift in demographics is not just a problem for planners.</p>