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?
Searching the Internet Creates an Illusion of Knowledge
A new study finds merely looking things up on the Web increases our belief in our own knowledge—even with topics unrelated to our search.
The Attribution of Intelligence and Privilege of Institutional Capital
One sociology professor recalls finally getting rid of the objects meant only to indicate membership in a particular class.
Explaining Gentrification: Geography of Knowledge Hubs
Of course a growing population indicates a growing demand for housing. But around knowledge hubs, which act as agents of gentrification, population can actually decrease while demand for quality changes.
Is Brain Drain Really to Blame for the Death of Detroit?
The problem with Dan Gilbert's view of what's killing the Motor City.