Matt Carmichael is the editor of Livability.com. He's a seasoned journalist who specializes in population trends and urban issues. Previously he was with Crain Communications where he served in a number of roles including the Senior director of research and data at Crain’s Chicago Business and Director of data strategy at Advertising Age. His work on Ad Age's American Consumer Project was the basis for his first book, Buyographics, published by Ad Age/Palgrave Macmillian. He has been awarded top honors in journalism competitions for content, design and innovative uses of technology. His research has been cited by global media outlets including the Wall Street Journal and the Atlantic. He is a Gen-X, white, non-Hispanic, Midwestern male who heads a household of five in a dense, walkable suburb of Chicago.
Articles from Matt Carmichael
July 21, 2015
Reading these books will frustrate you to no end. But that's exactly why they need reading.
July 10, 2015
Here are two new metrics to help rethink how commuting factors into livability…
July 1, 2015
How can cities maintain the livability 24/7 as more people live downtown…
June 24, 2015
A new study suggests they are. Here's why we disagree.
June 2, 2015
Reflections from a year into my new best place…