Non-profit policy research organization on U.S. social and economic problems. Hot Topics includes position papers and testimony on such subjects as block grants, civil rights, education, health, medicare, and taxes.
As a program of the Brookings Institution, the Metropolitan Policy Program publishes reports, publications, news and commentary on urban issues. Their focus is to encourage the future growth of metropolitan areas to be productive, inclusive, and sustainable.
Report issued by the UCI Metropolitan Futures Initiative indicates that "Relocations of large business may capture the imaginations of politicians, draw splashy news headlines and bring a quick surge in city revenue, but they're actually quite rare. When businesses in Southern California move, they don't move far, according to the latest Metropolitan Futures Initiative report: only a third depart their original city."