Adding to racial redlining, zoning attempts to regulate human behavior, restricting residents just as it does developers.
The international market for U.S. real estate looks nothing like the domestic market for U.S. real estate.
We keep fudging the facts in order to maintain the preferred narrative.
Migration, not greater density, drives technological change.
The more parochial a place, the more ineffective the talent.
In a city, serendipity isn't a given. Two ships may pass in the night and that's it.
Ethnic and racial diversity locked up in poor neighborhoods on Chicago's South Side does little good for the regional economy. So why do many blindly associate ethnic diversity with economic development?