Chart Aug 12, 2019

The Share of Rich Households in Chicagoland (those in the top 20th percentile) in 1980 and 2010

Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
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
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 Apr 15, 2019

Conference Spotlight: Gender and the Labor Market

On March 8 and 9, 2019, BFI’s Ronzetti Initiative for the Study of Labor Markets...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Mar 1, 2019

The Employment Share of Young Firms is Highly Cyclical

While the share of private-sector employment at young firms has declined over the last 35...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Fiscal Studies, Monetary Policy
Chart Mar 1, 2019

Mean Overall Sexism in the U.S.

Based on data from the General Social Survey, a nationally representative survey that asks respondents...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Higher Education & Workforce Training
Chart Mar 1, 2019

Racial Earnings Differences Between Black and White Men Since 1940

For the median black man in 2014, his earnings relative to white median men is...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Higher Education & Workforce Training