Growing The Middle Class

Miami's split personality points to an underlying problem.
June 8, 2004, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Miami-Dade—with its famed beaches, weather, and culture—attracts over 10 million overnight visitors per year. However, Miami-Dade is failing to retain residents, including immigrants, who have successfully moved up the income ladder, resulting in a small middle class. This report defines this challenge by examining the underlying trends, explaining some of the reasons behind them, and suggesting policies that will help grow the middle class.

Thanks to Elena Sheridan

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Published on Monday, October 24, 2005 in The Brookings Institution
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