2014 literature review of major studies on gentrification of neighborhoods in America, with a focus on benefits and drawbacks for low-income residents.
2014 study the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University looking at housing-related trends in the United States, including construction and demographic change.
A 2014 study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzing how five land-use scenarios affect future change in U.S. urban areas, forests, rangeland and more.
2013 study from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University examining rentals in the United States, including demographics, costs and public-policy challenges.
2014 selection of studies and papers on the relationship between crime and properties values. Includes research on the United States and internationally.
2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank and the University of Pennsylvania on how mortgage debt affects people's ability to move to new areas to seek opportunity.
2013 study from the University of Kansas on the law enforcement practices of "new economy" cities that promote "creative class" pursuits and cultural tourism.
2013 paper from Brown University on the origins, use and implications of funding infrastructure projects by securitizing projected increases in property tax receipts.
2013 study from the University of Pennsylvania that finds that, in general, over-pricing homes produces higher selling prices than under-pricing and hoping for a "bidding war."
2013 study from New York University explaining precisely why the U.S. middle class fared so badly during the Great Recession and the persistent problems that stem from that period.