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What will be the Future of Cities?

The Future of Cities

Whatever the future holds for humanity, it is likely to take place in an urban context. Yet, there are many, and sometimes divergent, urban futures. This book is being published as a series, with permission of the American Enterprise Institute. Please return weekly to read each chapter as it is published.

Kotkin, Cox: Light rail in the Sun Belt is a poor fit

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox There is an effective lobby…

The Cities Americans Are Thronging To And Fleeing

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox Cities get ranked in numerous…

It’s becoming springtime for dictators

By Joel Kotkin In a rare burst of independence and self-interest,…

The way to kill a complex city is to chase out all the poor people – and their food

By Samantha Gillison When greed makes a place like New…
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The Energy Election

By Joel Kotkin Blessed by Pope Francis, the drive to wipe…

China’s Planned City Bubble Is About to Pop—and Even You’ll Feel It

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — U.S. housing planners have long ignored the public’s desire for...

Putting People First

By Wendell Cox An Alternative Perspective with an Evaluation…

How California Could Have Avoided Its Epic Water Crisis

By Alex Manning — California's water crisis is the disaster everybody saw coming but nobody had the political will to stop: Joel Kotkin discusses the Golden State disaster...

Black Exodus: African-America Children to the Suburbs

By Wendell Cox — One of the most significant results of the 2010 census was the continuing shift of the African-American population...

Wave of migrants will give Europe an extreme makeover

By Joel Kotkin The massive, ongoing surge of migrants…