What We’re Reading

What We're Reading (and Seeing) 3/31/15

Waves of people One of the ILW’s daily email’s last week included a link to a visualization of 200 years of immigration to the United States. The trends and aesthetics are both striking. http://insightfulinteraction.com/immigration200years.html     Monetizing the psyche For … Read More

What We're Reading 3/23/15

After a dearth of worthwhile links to share, I’m making up for it with quite a few and nearly all are intertwined. Is the Web Destroying the Cultural Economy? A fascinating perspective on the effect of the Internet on the … Read More

What We're Reading 2/22/15

Single link this week, short post, but it this article hits on several interesting and relevant themes for our economic developer clients. The Miracle of Minneapolis The success of Minneapolis isn’t necessarily related to business relocations: Minneapolis–St. Paul is the … Read More

What We're Reading 2/16/15

Internal US migration, returns on college ed, and cheesesteaks -what else ya want? Cheez Whiz? The End of the Suburbs and Four Other American Migration Myths This quick post on interstate migration leads to other research studies and much more reading … Read More

What We're Reading 2/8/15

On tap this week – food, art, and exercise. The History of Chipotle This is a really interesting look back at the beginning of Chipotle, its relationship with McDonalds, and now its independence as a public company.  The Bloomberg site … Read More

What We're Reading 2/1/15

What’s worth reading this week? Fracking and Local Job Creation? A really insightful article on jobs created by the recent fracking boom which raises issues we deal with every day.  “[A] geographic blindness obscures our view of fracking jobs. Where do the … Read More

What We're Reading 1/25/15

A few interesting articles from the last week… Millennials want to live where? The city center, suburbs or a rural area – where do most people born in the ’80s and 90’s want to live? A survey by the National … Read More