Joel Kotkin

Chapman University

Guest

Economist and political analyst; Urban Studies fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and member of the Editorial Board of the Orange County Register, where he writes a weekly column; executive editor of NewGeography.com, a site about where we live and work, and contributor to Forbes; author of The City: A Global History, The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050, and The New Class Conflict former Irvine Fellow at the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan public-policy think-tank, and adjunct fellow with the Legatum Institute, based in London

Joel Kotkin on KCRW

The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.

The housing shortage, the presidential campaign and the NIMBYs

The house with the picket fence is an American tradition, protected by law. But, as prices rise, homeowners are closing the door on the next generation.

from To the Point

Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

Breaking Point: Housing, density and the future of LA

Angelenos will vote next week on Measure S, which restricts development in the city for two years.

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Housing has become so expensive in the LA Area that beaches, warm winters and cultural diversity aren't enough anymore to keep a lot of people from moving away.

Who Is Leaving Los Angeles Because of Housing Prices?

Housing has become so expensive in the LA Area that beaches, warm winters and cultural diversity aren't enough anymore to keep a lot of people from moving away.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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