Build an emerald city. Attract the best and brightest with glorious amenities. They will come and do nothing.
September 17, 2014 • 9:44 AM • Share
The Harlem Renaissance wasn’t a place, but an era of migration. It would have happened even without New York City.
September 16, 2014 • 10:09 AM • Share
We know that people make places, but does it also work the other way?
September 15, 2014 • 2:04 AM • Share
Long-distance migration is the exception.
September 9, 2014 • 11:48 AM • Share
How do large dense cities foment innovation? The conventional wisdom on the subject is speculative at best.
September 3, 2014 • 10:24 AM • Share
Migration, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality (not to mention class), can be a poverty-buster.
August 28, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
Respected expert economists like Paul Krugman and Edward Glaeser are confusing readers with their poor grasp of demography.
August 27, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Demand, not supply, plays the dominant role in explaining the housing affordability crisis. The wages are just too damn low.
August 20, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
Supply only matters where demand is strong.
August 12, 2014 • 2:05 AM • Share
Are the rents too damn high more a function of limited supply or strong demand? The first post in a new series.
August 6, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
The King’s return to Cleveland is a symbol for the dramatic shift in domestic as well as international migration.
July 30, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
Around the country, suburbs are fighting with the urban core over jobs and employees.
July 29, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
On gentrification and housing costs.
July 23, 2014 • 5:02 AM • Share
Return migrants to Cleveland have been coming home in large numbers for quite some time. It makes perfect sense.
July 22, 2014 • 10:47 AM • Share
Like manufacturing before it, the Innovation Economy has reached a turning point, with jobs moving to places where labor is cheaper.
July 18, 2014 • 9:48 AM • Share
The basketball star isn’t the only one moving back to Ohio. Even with manufacturing on the decline, Cleveland is drawing talented migrants from other areas.
July 16, 2014 • 9:54 AM • Share
The geography of housing demand is a lot more nimble than the geography of housing supply.
July 11, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
Matt Yglesias, despite Vox’s commitment to deliver “crucial context alongside new information,” passes along tired geographic stereotypes.
July 8, 2014 • 5:00 AM • Share
We keep fudging the facts in order to maintain the preferred narrative.
July 7, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
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