Income Mobility

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The Key to Escaping Poverty: Transportation

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

Study Finds New Evidence that Place Determines Income Mobility

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

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Report: Which American Cities Are the Most Unequal

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.

March 28, 2015 - Brookings Institution

America's Geography of Opportunity

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.

July 22, 2013 - The New York Times

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