Why Americans Are Moving Less

The latest Census data indicates that Americans are moving less than they used to. The New York Times asks a group of experts in demographics, sociology and urban issues why.

"Why are Americans becoming less nomadic? Greater labor mobility helps the economy, but are there other kinds of effects - negative or positive - related to a more rooted population? Is there an upside to more Americans staying closer to their hometowns?"

Respondents include William Frey of the Brookings Institution, Richard Florida, and author Bill Bishop.

Full Story: A Nation of Hunkered-Down Homebodies

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