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California's Coming Youth Deficit

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Images of California, particularly the southern coast, are embedded with those associated with youthfulness. In reality, the state is falling behind in growth of its youthful population...

Will Donald Trump Expose America’s Great Mass Transit Hoax?

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Whatever you think of President Trump, his claims about the lousy condition of America’s basic infrastructure are widely accepted. His call for a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan may be his last best bet for finding bipartisan support.
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Forget the Urban Stereotypes: What Millennial America Really Looks Like

by Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Millennials are almost universally portrayed as aspiring urbanistas, waiting to move into the nation’s expensive core cities. Yet, since 2010 nearly 80% of population growth for people ages 25-34 has occurred in the suburbs and exurbs.

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Report on The New American Heartland

The greatest test America faces is whether it can foster the kind of growth that benefits and expands the middle class. To do so, the United States will need to meet three challenges: recover from the Great Recession, rebalance the American and international economies, and gain access to the global middle class for American goods and services.

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