All posts tagged “college

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Winner take all

We have talked a lot on this blog about the concentration of economic activity in global cities. Here is an old post about a paper called “winner-take-all-cities”, which documents the overrepresentation of talent, economic activity, innovation, and wealth creation in a select number of alpha cities.… Read More

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Apple and the humanities

This morning I came across two news item that are interesting in their own right, but also have a noteworthy relationship. $AAPL now has a market cap that exceeds $1 trillion. And not surprisingly, everyone, from the New York Times to Bloomberg (photo essay), is talking… Read More

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My identity crisis

If you’re a regular reader of Architect This City, there are many things that you might know about me.  You might know that I was initially trained as an architect, but that I immediately transitioned into real estate development after grad school (where I studied both… Read More