Feb 20, 2014 A new report from the Brookings Institution tracks American cities with the highest and lowest rates of economic inequality. Some cities with less inequality look a lot like the suburbs.
Aug 12, 2013 A joint special project from The Atlantic and Marketplace looking at how the global economy is reshaping small town America.
Jun 21, 2013 The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ supports immigration reform as a way to reduce city expenses and grow local economies.
Aug 20, 2012 Memphis -- a city that has struggled with population decline and high unemployment -- wants its native sons and daughters to help fuel a comeback.
Jun 27, 2012 Metros with high-tech, manufacturing and reviving housing sectors also recover faster.
Jun 22, 2012 New research from the Brookings Institution says Americans will pay up to $1,500 more in rent every month to live in a "walkable" neighborhood -- say, a place near their dry cleaners or grocery store or favorite restaurant.
May 4, 2012 Where are the best places in the U.S. for cheapskates to live?
Apr 5, 2012 Are some cities doing better than others when it comes to recovery, and a positive outlook for jobs in the near future?
Mar 8, 2012 The city of Chattanooga, Tenn., wants to join a growing list of U.S. cities with its own typeface to be used in everything from stationary to street signs.