The Great Separation: Why Are Our Largest Metros Heading in Different Directions?
The top 53 metros in the U.S. (those with a population of at least 1 million) account for two-thirds of the nation’s GDP. Needless to say, the economic performance of these large metros will determine the economic performance of the nation. Overall, these metros have helped guide the U.S. economy to a steady, sustained recovery that is nearly 10 years old. This steady growth is noteworthy and well documented, but this metro driven recovery might ultimately be remembered for s