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.

GO EAST, YOUNG SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WORKERS

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

PRAYING IN THE STREETS: RITUAL AS AN URBAN DESIGN PROBLEM

by Sarah Perry 02/07/2015 “he city as World icon is being…

LARGEST 1,000 CITIES ON EARTH: WORLD URBAN AREAS: 2015 EDITION

by Wendell Cox 02/02/2015 According to the just released…

THE U.S. CITIES WHERE HISPANICS ARE DOING THE BEST ECONOMICALLY

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox 01/30/2015 Since 1980, the…

BUSES: RIDE THE FRIENDLY ROADS?

by Joseph Schwieterman 01/29/2015 Intercity bus companies…

OBAMA PUSHES THE PACE OF POLICY

by Joel Kotkin 01/24/2015 With his recent series of executive…

WORLD MEGACITIES: DENSITIES FALL AS THEY BECOME LARGER

by Wendell Cox 01/27/2015 There is an impression, both…

U.S. ECONOMY NEEDS HARDHATS NOT NERDS

by Joel Kotkin 01/25/2015 The blue team may have lost the…

ROADMAP TO SURPRISES OF THE RUSTBELT

by Matthew Stevenson 01/23/2015 Back in New York, no one…

BICYCLES AND RACE IN PORTLAND

by Sean Benesh 01/22/2015 The flashpoint for the gentrification…