This week on Banter, Ed Glaeser explained how entrepreneurship helps America’s cities to thrive as well as options to make housing in these prosperous cities more affordable.
The latest from James Pethokoukis on the AEIdeas blog.
Until we have more Austins, Las Vegases, Raleighs and Orlandos, geographic mobility in America will increasingly be a privilege of the upper classes.
Joel Kotkin’s new book The Human City examines how cities developed as religious, imperial, commercial and industrial centers and the perils of how urban planners conceive of modern cities.
White America is still, by a substantial majority, an America of rural areas, small towns and small cities.
My clickbait headline would have been: “What Jesus and Barack Obama have in common.”
The latest from James Pethokoukis and the AEIdeas blog.
The greater the population density, the bluer a state, region, or city. And that’s too bad, argue Michael Hendrix and Andrew Evans in National Affairs, because “the result of this electoral reality is that Republicans rarely control the levers of power in some of the areas with the most people and greatest economic vitality.”
More Americans should be living and working in and near high productivity cities.