Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on affordable housing and job creation

Nov 13, 2019
The city is working closely with big business.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
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The fastest—and slowest—growing counties in the U.S.

Apr 19, 2019
Counties in Texas, North Dakota and Florida are experiencing a high rate of population growth.
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Shanghai caps population to combat "big city diseases"

Jan 17, 2018
China's Cabinet has decreed that the city's population should be 25 million — barely more than it is today.
Two out of five residents in Shanghai are migrants, who mainly take up the jobs others don't want. The government is trying to stop migrants from poorer regions from flooding megacities.
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Why population growth isn't always an economic boon

May 22, 2014
New census says seven of the 15 fastest growing communities in the U.S. are in Texas.