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The robots are coming, but are they really taking our jobs?

Adrienne LaFrance at The Atlantic explores the rather interesting findings of a recent study on how artificial intelligence will impact the economy. According to the study, technologists predict More...

4 Reasons why people love living in cities and how we’re working on ruining them

As more people on the planet come to live in cities, a sound understanding of what makes a good city has become increasingly important. Which More...

Gentrification and the persistence of poor minority neighborhoods

Richard Florida at CityLab takes a look at a new study on the relationship between race, inequality  and gentrification in American cities. The study, which looked at More...

The Great Recession cemented suburban poverty

Kriston Capps at CityLab takes a look at a new Brookings report on the geography of poverty in the United States, which is continuing to spread from More...

New survey: What makes a city great?

A recent survey asking 1,000 urbanites in San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C.,  offers some interesting insights for into what people love most More...

Brookings publishes a new report on innovation districts

The Brookings Institution recently published a new report on innovation districts in the United States. Brookings defines these districts as “geographic areas where leading-edge anchor More...

Leading Locations for 2014: U.S. metros ranked for economic and job growth

Area Development has released the 2014 edition of its annual Leading Locations ranking of American metropolitan areas based on economic and job growth. The study looked at More...

Toronto ranks as fourth best in the world for life and work

Toronto has ranked fourth in a the PwC Cities of Opportunity study, which ranks 30 cities around the world on how attractive they are as places More...