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.
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?
Urban capitalist growth will improve life expectancy, literacy, and well-being during the 21st century.
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.
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?
Could very high speed Internet be the next place-based economic development strategy? Google is in a position to find out.