Topic: Ed Glaeser
A possible move by a Connecticut-based UBS bank back to downtown New York City illustrates how a vibrant city life can attract people to live in the city center.
06/10/2011 11:29 am
There are different market tests that can economists can use to rank which cities are best, but there are some things those tests don't capture
05/04/2011 10:14 am
In China's big cities, real estate's expensive and young women are in short supply. If the population spread more evenly into cheaper parts of the country, would it be easier for a guy to get a date?
04/15/2011 02:45 pm
Urban capitalist growth will improve life expectancy, literacy, and well-being during the 21st century.
02/23/2011 10:20 am
The Midwest has invested heavily in manufacturing. What does that mean for the coming decades?
12/23/2010 03:00 pm
It's no coincidence that 'red' states, with looser building codes and freer economies, are gaining people and political clout, say analysts. After 2010 Census, 'blue' states look to be the losers.
12/20/2010 07:58 pm
If kids in apartment buildings and townhouses are exposed to more second-hand smoke, as a new study argues, is that an argument for returning to the carbon-footprint-heavy suburbs?
12/17/2010 01:25 pm
President Obama has a formal Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), plus informal access to every economic blogger out there. Are these intellects used to create new plans or justify old ones?
09/21/2010 03:05 pm
Could very high speed Internet be the next place-based economic development strategy? Google is in a position to find out.
09/20/2010 06:05 pm
Matthew Kahn, guest blogger and author of the new book Climatopolis, responds to reviewer Ed Glaeser.
08/31/2010 01:05 pm
If residents of 'brown' cities, like Houston, relocate to 'green' cities, like San Francisco, it would reduce the America's carbon footprint.
06/04/2010 04:15 am
Belt-tightening by state and local governments offset almost all of President Obama's stimulus spending, according to a recent study.
03/10/2010 05:23 pm