Category: Census

Seven defining American housing trends: Part 2, municipalities choose their growth

29 March, 2011 (09:50) | Census, Cities, Demographics, Development, Housing, US News |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith    Yesterday’s post listed the first four of Ed Glaeser‘s cogent distillations from his brand-new Policy Brief (“short overviews of new and notable research”), Which Places are Growing? (link in pdf).  Now for the next three:   Now, Professor Glaeser — Can economics really be […]

Seven defining American housing trends: Part 1, minds moving coastal

28 March, 2011 (14:32) | Census, Cities, Demographics, Development, Housing, US News | 1 comment

By: David A. Smith    My friend Ed Glaeser, director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Rappaport Institute, has just published a fantastic little Policy Brief (“short overviews of new and notable research”), Which Places are Growing? (link in pdf), that’s a mini-masterpiece of cogent analysis of the trends distilled from recent census data.  Here are the […]