Joel Kotkin Guest
Joel Kotkin

Chapman University

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, 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

FROM Joel Kotkin