Chart Aug 12, 2019

Gentrifying Areas in US Downtown Neighborhoods

Downtown areas in American metropolitan centers are experiencing increasing median household income. The darker blue...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Chart Aug 12, 2019

Inequality – Counterfactual with Random Relocation

Segregation contributes to inequality. When housing segregation is controlled for by randomly relocating families between...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Chart Aug 12, 2019

Inequality and Segregation Across US Metros

In 1980, there was a strong positive correlation between inequality and segregation across United States...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Chart Aug 12, 2019

Richer Household Propensity to Live Downtown in Response to a CBSA Level Change in Income 1990-2014

Based on data collected between 1990 and 2014, individuals earning more than $70,000 have an...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Chart Aug 12, 2019

Downtown Residential Income Propensity

Between 1970 (depicted in yellow) and 1990 (depicted by green), lower-income individuals tended to live...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Aug 12, 2019

Income Growth and the Distributional Effects of Urban Spatial Sorting

Downtowns have always been the center of commercial and cultural life for cities, but relatively...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Aug 12, 2019

The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities

Together with the recent dramatic rise of income inequality, US cities have experienced a steady...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
video Jun 18, 2019

2019 Women in Macro Conference

The second annual Women in Macro Conference brought together influential women economists from around the...