David Ciscel is a specialist in labor economics, issues of gender and race, and Mid-South regional economic development.
Most people have a love/hate relationship with the city. This recent study examines the economic inefficiencies associated with urban sprawl, and the incentives communities choose to implement (or ignore) to effect change.
A recent study examined the structure and costs of urban sprawl in the Memphis metropolitan area. The results indicate that it has produced some unintended side effects.
Why rural counties in the Memphis region aren't enjoying the economic success found in urban areas.
A new millennium has brought new questions about how communities can take full advantage of the economic growth we enjoyed throughout the 1990s.