Income Mobility

A recent study that connected place to opportunity also includes findings about the factor most likely to influence economic success: access to transportation.
May 11, 2015   New York Times - The Upshot
A new study by Harvard economists provides the best evidence yet that where children grow up matters to the outcomes of their lives.
May 4, 2015   New York Times
According to Brookings, this research is intended to inform local debates over the minimum wage. Drawing on Census data, the report finds that astronomical income gains are still concentrated among the biggest cities.
Mar 28, 2015   Brookings Institution
A new study presents the 'most detailed portrait yet' of the places in America where opportunities for, and obstacles to, upward mobility abound. The Southeast and industrial Midwest are the most difficult places to rise out of poverty.
Jul 22, 2013   The New York Times