GDP Growth in Many Metro Areas Still Stunted From Recession

Real GDP increased in most regions last year, but many have experienced little to no growth since 2007.

Demographics Can Spell Trouble for a City's Finances

New Census data shows some cities have a lot of residents who consume more public services than they contribute in taxes. That can cause fiscal problems down the road.

Jobs Report: Local Government Employment Picking Up

The sector added more jobs in recent months, but it still hasn't recovered from cuts during the recession.

The Metro Areas With More New Businesses

Younger companies are crucial to creating jobs and promoting innovation in local economies.