Los Angeles Is What New York Wants to Be When It Grows Up
If New York City is your adolescent self, then Los Angeles is what you aspire to.
How Defining a Metropolitan Statistical Area Promotes Poverty
A metro only exists for those who can afford to commute.
What the Rust Belt Can Teach Us About White Flight, Gentrification, and Brain Drain
With a focus on why people leave, we ignore at least half of the migration story.
Debunking Texas Exceptionalism: De-Regulation Will Not Save Us
Houston has a de facto zoning problem.
The Futility of Trying to Attract (and Retain) College Graduates
The young and well educated are moving to the largest cities. They don't care about a lower cost of living or cool amenities.
Are High Housing Costs Forcing Talent to Flee Silicon Valley?
The pull of opportunity, not the push of expensive real estate, drives migration from California.
The New Geography of Jobs: Talent Production Versus Knowledge Production
Pittsburgh is the best place in the United States to flip property. What explains the real estate boom?