Aaron Renn

Aaron Renn is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor for City Journal. His blog is Urbanophile.com.

U.S. Cities Have Drastically Different Urban Talent Sheds

April 29, 2019

While coastal cites attract talent from around the nation and world, Midwestern cities remain parochial.

The Importance Of Cities Accommodating Children

December 11, 2018

The global destination cities remain incomplete if they can’t support middle-class families.

Louisville’s I-65 Expansion Is America’s Worst Modern Boondoggle

November 28, 2018

Despite the billions spent on the Kennedy-Lincoln bridge expansions, traffic has actually declined.

Providence Shows the Limits of Metropolitan Governance

September 28, 2018

Despite a larger bureaucracy, the metro still has corruption, fragmentation, high taxes, concentrated poverty, and fiscal distress.