Culture Briefing


What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

Why Do We Work So Hard?

The Economist

Our work commitments influence a whole host of decisions about other features of our lives—including the cities in which we choose to live.

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The Next Industrial Revolution

The Atlantic

New technologies may soon create an over-abundance of labor. Is the modern economy prepared to adapt? Are humans?

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