By Wendell Cox… The Reason Foundation has published my new research reviewing the potential for urban containment (or other restrictive policies that are sometimes called “smart growth”) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Principal reports cited by advocates of urban containment are reviewed. The conclusion is that only minimal reductions if the gains from improved […]
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By Joel Kotkin — In an election year in which the top likely candidates come from New York, big cities arguably dominate American politics more than at any time since New Deal.
By Aaron Renn — The Black Lives Matter movement has brought the challenges facing black America to the fore…
By Joel Kotkin — From 2009-11, Americans seemed to be clustering again in dense cities…
By Wendell Cox — The United States Census Bureau has just released…
By Joel Kotkin — Journalists in older cities like New York, Boston or San Francisco may see the role of rail transit as critical to a functioning modern city. Outside of a handful of cities, rail transit…
By Fanis Grammenos — We regularly hear the argument that living in a compact city is more affordable than living in one that is more spread out. But what does the data actually show about the cost of housing in compact cities, and the cost of transport in these dense places?
Collaboration by: Joel Kotkin, Wendell Cox, Michael Lind, Morley Winograd, Anne Snyder, Tim Cisneros, & Rick Harrison Read the Report (PDF) 8.7MB
The Center for Opportunity Urbanism (COU) “America’s Housing Crisis” Conference February 19th, 2016, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Houston Omni Hotels & Resorts Four Riverway
By Joel Kotkin… Is California the most conservative state? Now that I have your attention, just how would California qualify as a beacon of conservatism? It depends how you define the term. Since the rise of Ronald Reagan, most conservatives have defined themselves by pledging loyalty to market capitalism, supporting national defense and defending sometimes […]
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