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Friday, July 16, 2010

Gus Lubin of Business Insider on Brookings study: 18 Cities Whose Suburbs Are Rapidly Turning Into Slums; includes original report

Over the weekend I came across this interesting bit of news from The Business Insider, http://www.businessinsider.com/ in my email and thought it worth sharing.

See economic slide-show of the 18 cities at
http://www.businessinsider.com/15-suburbs-that-are-turning-into-slums-2010-7#new-york-29-poverty-shift-to-suburbs-1


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Metropolitan Opportunity Series
Number 4

The Suburbanization of Poverty: Trends in Metropolitan America, 2000 to 2008

By Elizabeth Kneebone, Senior Research Analyst, Metropolitan Policy Program, and Emily Garr, Senior Research Assistant, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution


Read the entire report at:
http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2010/0120_poverty_kneebone.aspx#

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