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Title Shared prosperity in America's communities / edited by Susan M. Wachter and Lei Ding
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series The city in the twenty-first century
City in the twenty-first century book series.
Contents Socioeconomic mobility in the United States : new evidence and policy lessons / Raj Chetty -- Neighborhoods and segregation / Paul A. Jargowsky -- The changing geography of disadvantage / Elizabeth Kneebone -- U.S. workers' diverging locations : causes and inequality consequences / Rebecca Diamond -- Building shared prosperity through place-conscious strategies that reweave the goals of fair housing and community development / Margery Austin Turner -- Confronting the legacy of American apartheid / Douglas S. Massey -- Expanding educational opportunity in urban school districts / Paul A. Jargowsky, Zachary D. Wood, J. Cameron Anglum, and David N. Karp -- Preparing today's youth for tomorrow's jobs / Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith -- Labor-demand-side economic development incentives and urban opportunity / Timothy J. Bartik -- Equitable and inclusive growth strategies for American cities / Victor Rubin, Angela Glover Blackwell, and Chris Schildt -- The fragility of growth in a post-industrial city / Jeremy Nowak -- Fostering an inclusive metropolis : equity, growth, and community / Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor
Summary Shared Prosperity in America's Communities examines the degree to which place matters in the geography of economic opportunity; offers strategies to address the challenges of place-based inequality; and shows how communities across the nation are implementing change and building a future of shared prosperity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Community development, Urban -- United States.
Economic development -- United States
Equality -- United States.
Income distribution -- United States.
Metropolitan areas -- Economic aspects -- United States
Social mobility -- United States.
Community development, Urban.
Economic development.
Economic history -- Regional disparities.
Income distribution.
Metropolitan areas -- Economic aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Economy.
Social mobility.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century -- Regional disparities
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Ding, Lei, 1974- editor.
Wachter, Susan M., editor.
ISBN 0812292405