As state and local governments lure businesses to their shores with financial incentives, a recent study finds that two forms of stimulus spur growth more than others.
The gap between rich and poor is at record levels in the U.S., yet it varies widely among the states. A political scientist explains why.
When colleges rush to serve the needs of business, they risk losing sight of their purpose and entering into bad deals with a selfish partner, a scholar of research and business argues.
When large companies move into an area, the result is often gentrification. When this happens, the economic and social costs for displaced residents is typically high.
Some say the more than 230 cities that lost their bids for Amazon's second headquarters were dupes in the retailer's game. In fact, they were willing participants with their own aims.
Seattle City Council tried raising taxes to help the homeless, and now it faces a political firestorm. There are better ways to fight the good fight.
There are 20 US cities bidding to host Amazon's HQ2 – but the winner will have its work cut out to make the most of the prize.
Amazon, like the entire tech sector, has suffered from a lack of diversity in its workforce. This trend is likely to continue when it opens a second headquarters in one of 20 cities.