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.

California’s SOCIAL PRIORITIES

AUTHORS: David Friedman and Jennifer Hernandez are attorneys…

MISUNDERSTANDING THE MILLENNIALS

by Joel Kotkin 03/01/2015 The millennial generation has…

THE CHANGING GEOGRAPHY OF EDUCATION, INCOME GROWTH AND POVERTY IN AMERICA

by Joel Kotkin 03/04/2015... In this column, we often…

CORRUPT ILLINOIS: NOT A FEW BAD APPLES

by Steve Bartin 02/26/2015 Despite a huge advantage in…

The three faces of populism

BY JOEL KOTKIN More than at any other time in recent memory,…

10 MOST AFFLUENT CITIES IN THE WORLD: MACAU AND HARTFORD TOP THE LIST

by Wendell Cox 02/21/2015 The United States and Europe…

50 YEARS OF US POVERTY: 1960 TO 2010

By Richard Morrill 02/19/2015 Although inequality is the current…

IS JAKARTA THE WORLD’S MOST CONGESTED CITY?

by Wendell Cox 02/13/2015 The world's second-largest city,…

THE EMERGING NEW ASPIRATIONAL SUBURB

by Aaron M. Renn Urban form in American cities is in…

GO EAST, YOUNG SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WORKERS

by Joel Kotkin 02/09/2015 Do the middle class and working…