Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox

Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox

Joel Kotkin is the presidential fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University. Wendell Cox is principal of Demographia, a St. Louis MO-IL consulting firm.

Serfing the Future?

Serfing the Future?

Land ownership has shaped civilizations from their beginnings, with a constant interplay between great powers—the aristocracy, the state, the Church, the emperor—and those below them. History has oscillated between periods of greater dispersion of ownership, and those that favored greater concentration. Today, we live in an era of

Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox
Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox
11 min read
Politics
The Geography of COVID-19

The Geography of COVID-19

The ongoing pandemic is reshaping the geography of our planet, helping some areas and hurting others. In the West, the clear winners have been the sprawling suburbs and exurbs, while dense cores have been dealt a powerful blow. The pandemic also has accelerated class differences and inequality, with poor and

Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox
Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox
10 min read
COVID-19