Stephen Klineberg: A retrospective
May 23, 2022
Through most of the 20th century, Houston thrived. It was a one-horse industrial town, riding its location near the East Texas oil fields to continued prosperity. The city was also world-famous for having imposed the least possible controls on development of any city in the Western world. Houstonians proclaimed themselves to be the epitome of what Americans can achieve when left unfettered by zoning codes, government regulations or excessive taxation.
Kinder Houston Area Survey: As pandemic wanes, economy and crime become top concerns
May 17, 2022
As Houston emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy and crime top the list of residents’ concerns in the 2022 Kinder Houston Area Survey. Stress, anxiety, loneliness and isolation persist as the pandemic wanes, the survey shows, and Houstonians want the government to spend more money addressing economic inequalities and improving public schools.
Rice to release 41st annual Kinder Houston Area Survey
May 10, 2022
Houstonians’ views on the economy, crime, the pandemic and other issues related to the city’s demographic transformations will be revealed in the 2022 Kinder Houston Area Survey, which will be released at a May 17 at a luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Houston.