Research Chatter 8: The Urban Revival

Downtowns and cities are hot. But if we look at it carefully, is this more than an anecdotal trend? Strategy has a long history of studying location effects for business. What will the urban revival mean for businesses and strategy? We discuss recent research on the geography of work and entrepreneurship.

Research cited in the discussion:

  1. Couture and Handbury 2015. “Urban Revival in America, 2000 to 2010”. Working paper, November 2015. paper link
  2. Edlund, Machado, and Sviatschi 2015. “Bright Minds Big Rent: Gentrification and the Rising Returns to Skill.” IZA working paper, November 2015. paper link
  3. Guzman, J. and S. Stern. February 2015. Science, Vol. 347, Issue 6222, pp. 606-609. paper link.

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