Geography Affects Upward Income Mobility

mobility-2-master495A groundbreaking study led by the NYT was published today showing that geographic location, as much as any other factor, predicts a person’s upward mobility in terms of income. Geography proves to be as correlative as other factors such as station of birth, education, family structure, and the economic layout of metropolitan areas.

Plus, the article has some very nifty maps.

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