the Market for Private Businesses by John
Billion-dollar mergers have been streaming forth over the past couple of years, at a pace not seen since the late 1960s. Below the headlines about these high-profile combinations, similar deals are transferring ownership of the small, private businesses dominated by individuals or families.
Farming in the Shadow
of Suburbia by Jane
Agriculture in New England has been closely intertwined with urban development...As the pace of industrial and urban development quickened, especially after World War II, the relationship between farm and town became more complex.
Ghettos: The Changing
Consequences of Ethnic Isolation by Edward
From the fantastically dense agglomeration of financiers who make up Wall Street to the cluster of artists and film studios in Hollywood, the concentration of resources in urban settings seems essential to creating world-class centers of commerce and industry.
From Around the Region
Perspective: Cities and Communications Technology by Jed Kolko
Book Review, Against the Gods by Peter Fortune
Letter from Foxwoods Casino, Ledyard, Connecticut by Katy Lederer