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Saving the City: Poverty
May 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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Silicon Valley native currently in exile Max Dostart-Meers is focused on the intersection of the good life, the just society, and techno-optimistic capitalism. You can follow him on Twitter.
Part of the Saving the City series, this salon asks: How can we unleash the potential of American cities as social mobility engines?
We will discuss how cities act to make our country richer through agglomeration and network effects. How do we enhance this positive economic aspect of cities while also countering the often negative impact of cities on poor children?
- Does sprawl matter for social mobility?
- Too Crowded to Move up? Population Density and Intergenerational Upward Mobility in the United States
- Does urban sprawl hold down upward mobility?
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