All posts tagged “housing costs

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Where are all the kids?

This evening, when I was reading the internet, I came across this New York Times article from 2017 talking about how San Francisco has the lowest percentage of children of any of the largest cities in the U.S. It’s around 13% of the population. (Supposedly… Read More

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The rise of tech outposts

What happens when wages and real estate prices become too high in a city? Companies start growing in lower cost locations. We’ve all seen this before.  Fred Wilson recently blogged about this “spillover effect”, citing a New York Times article talking about the growth of tech offices… Read More

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Are startups causing inequality?

Earlier this week Richard Florida published on article on CityLab talking about the relationship between tech innovation (in cities) and inequality. Specifically, the article deals with the correlation between venture capital investment and a variety of factors, such as monthly housing costs, wage and income… Read More