Experts might not agree on the “best” or the “right” recipe for rapid economic growth, but some cities know the key ingredients for long-term prosperity. Patterns emerge within those cities, allowing us to identify the contributing factors that perpetuate a lasting cycle of growth.

Rapid city growth can yield both positive and negative effects. Some cities thrive with the influx of newcomers whereas others struggle to keep up. For insight into these dynamics, [WalletHub] asked a panel of experts to weigh in with their thoughts. Read Noli Brazil's response here.