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Joel appeared yesterday on KABC Los Angeles McIntyre in the Morning to talk about the current state of California's energy industry. Download the mp3 file above to listen.
This puts a strain on the essential compact that you can earn your success. As Joel Kotkin has argued, the middle class is being proletarianized, and the uneducated class is being left behind.
HOUSTON—Joel Kotkin, America’s leading urbanologist, predicted last year that by 2023 Houston “will be widely acknowledged as America’s next great global city.” Kotkin noted that Houston, “the country’s most racially and ethnically diverse metro area … is home to the world’s largest medical center and has dethroned New York City as the nation’s leading exporter.”
The urban analyst Joel Kotkin at newgeography.com teamed up recently with Praxis Strategy Group to identify metro areas "with the most momentum going into 2014." They examined a trove of data from 2007 through 2012 or 2013 (depending on available statistics) for the 52 largest U.S. metro areas.
"To gauge economic vitality," Kotkin said, "we used four metrics: GDP growth, job growth, real median household income growth and current unemployment. To measure demographic strength, we looked at population growth, birth rate, domestic migration and the change in educational attainment."
Joel joins host Doug McIntyre to discuss the findings of the Los Angeles 2020 Commission's recent report. Download the attached mp3 file to listen to the interview.
Joel joined KABC's McIntyre In The Morning to discuss livability and the future of Los Angeles.
Joel recently appeared on WGBH's Innovation Hub radio program to talk about the nations changing demographics. Listen below. From WGBH:
Joel recently appeared on Minnesota Public Radio's Daily Circuit with Kerri Miller to talk about policy innovation in cities and urban areas.
Joel Kotkin of Chapman University argues that opposition to de Blasio’s agenda will likely be minimal: “The realities of New York are that the city is only 40 percent white last I looked; it has high poverty rate, and exceptional inequality,” Kotkin wrote. In addition, “you replace working/middle class Italians and Jews for young, often single, hipsters. Notch another one for de Blasio.”
Joel recently talked with Doug McIntyre of KABC Los Angeles about metropolitan growth trends. Download the 6 minute interview below.
Joel recently talked with KUT News Radio in Austin, Texas about about America's emerging nations of growth, as discussed recently in Forbes Magazine. Follow the link below to listen to the 8 minute segment.
Kotkin and Cox placed Richmond among aspirational Southern cities that are modest in size, whose economic indicators (including job additions, per capita income and unemployment) point to growth, whose demographics (including in-migration and the movement of college-educated people and immigrants) are healthy, and whose quality of life (including traffic congestion and housing affordability and crowding) attracts newcomers and motivates residents to stay.
Joel appeared on CBC radio to discuss the middle class in cities. Download the podcast below. From CBC:
It can be hard to reconcile Saint John's industrial future with its residential one. And inner city density may not be the solution, according to Joel Kotkin, an urban researcher, writer, and speaker on urban futures.
Joel recently appeared on the Rod Arquette show in Utah to discuss the future prospects of America. Listen below; Joel's segment begins at 74:20.
But as urban development expert Joel Kotkin points out, these surveys of world class are skewed heavily towards compact cities in prosperous regions with very wealthy, stable populations, and while such cities "make ideal locales for groups like travelling corporate executives, academics and researchers targeted by such surveys", they are not reflective of the reality of most of the world’s cities.
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