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“…he’s changed the framework for discussing social and economic inequality.”
Herbert Muschamp, New York Times, Year in Review
“…Florida is an authoritative and entertaining observer. He pulls together many of the things we see into an illuminating narrative of demography and urban and economic development.”
John Gapper, The Financial Times
“…a pioneering cartographer of talent.”
Are Local Politics As Polarized As National? Depends on the Issue.
Republican or Democrat, even if we battle over national concerns, research finds that in local politics, it seems we <em>can</em> all just get along—most of the time.
America’s Tech Hubs Still Dominate, But Some Smaller Cities Are Rising
Despite established urban tech hubs, some smaller cities are attracting high-tech jobs with lower living costs, unique talent pools, and geographic diversity.
The Geography of Online Dating
When looking for love, most people don’t look far from home. That's what a big-data analysis of interactions on a dating site revealed.
How ‘Heartland Visas’ Could Reduce Geographic Inequality
Place-based immigrant visas could help revitalize America’s left-behind cities and regions, economic researchers say in a new report.
How Families With Kids Drive Suburban Segregation
The old divide between family-friendly suburbs and childless city living is fading. The new divide is within the suburbs themselves.
The 3 Gun-Control Laws That Work Best in the U.S.
States with stricter gun-control laws have fewer homicides, especially when they’re used in combination, according to a new study.