Big Cities Are Getting Richer, Leaving Suburbs Behind

Wednesday, January 02nd, 2019
For as long as cities have existed, their overall attractiveness and effectiveness have largely been determined by one measure: population growth. But as our nation has moved past the rapid growth phase of its development, that’s increasingly become ineffective. A better way to evaluate cities is by measuring their ability to attract wealth. That’s what really improves their capacity to address fiscal issues. By applying such a measure, it appears that cities are finally closing the affluence gap between themselves and their suburbs. Follow this link to read more. Sourced from: Governing