Unionization levels correlate with not only higher hourly wages but higher income levels across the board
Dense, crowded urban areas may be what unleashes our political activism and societal unrest
One possible reason for the Middle East protests: untapped creative potential
Statistics from 152 nations help create a new index to predict the revolutionary activism spreading through the Middle East and elsewhere
Cities reflect and compound growing social and economic divides even as they make us richer, more productive, and increase our wages
A new report looks at booze consumption around the world and reveals surprises. Happier nations quaff more than unhappy ones?
Are new upstart music scenes in Nashville, Montreal, and elsewhere gaining ground on New York and LA?
New figures show the housing market continues to suffer in Florida and the southwest
What do the latest Case-Shiller figures say about the real estate market?
Check out this map charting employment statistics around the world
College grads are no longer flocking to the Sunbelt, but big cities, college towns, and even the Rustbelt metros
A look at some factors that common knowledge says should be associated with gun violence, but statistics don't back up
When it comes to the Lone Star State, it is structural factors rather than short-term policy fluctuations that ultimately matter
What can psychology tell us about the specific ways that regional, locational, and geographic factors can affect gun violence and mass shootings in particular?
Gas taxes, tolls, and auto registration fees no longer ensure that our highways "pay for themselves." What can be done?
Educated people are flocking to coastal cities. What does that mean for country's economic growth?
The real estate market will continue to adjust for years to come. Check out which cities have fared better than others.
Walkability is more than an attractive amenity, it's a magnet for attracting the businesses and people that drive economic growth
While education is an important marker, physical, social, and other abilities lead to economic success
From Silicon Valley to Shanghai, metropolises are increasingly seen as engines of economic progress