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Culture matters when it comes to escaping poverty

at 12:02 am Neighborhoods matter. That's the upshot of two fascinating new studies from Harvard economist Raj Chetty and his colleagues. In the 1990s, the federal government launched an experiment called the Moving to Opportunity project. It ... Albuquerque Journal, 3 weeks ago
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Confirmed: Baltimore is a terrible place to grow up as a poor black boy

See Also Before Harvard economists Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren released their groundbreaking new research this week on the role that geography plays in shaping a child's chances of future success, they collected a list of the 100 largest ...
 Business Insider2 weeks ago Mapping Income Mobility: The Best (And Worst) Places To Grow Up  Zero Hedge3 weeks ago Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...: What are the School Implications of New Chetty Study on Geographical Mobility?  National Education Policy Center3 weeks ago OPB Weekend Look Ahead: A Bold Study, A Journalism Coup and You  Oregon Public Broadcasting3 weeks ago
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Where Poor Kids Grow Up Makes A Huge Difference

In two new studies, Harvard economist Raj Chetty and his colleagues found that where poor kids grow up has a huge effect on how much money they earn as adults. In one study, families living in public housing were randomly selected to be eligible ...
 NPR3 weeks ago Where You Grow Up Has a Big Effect on How Much You Earn As An Adult  Mother Jones3 weeks ago Where You Grow Up in US Makes Big Difference in Adult Earnings  NewsMax.com1 month ago Where You Grow Up Makes a Huge Difference in Your Salary as an Adult  Bloomberg1 month ago
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The American poverty traps

Shutterstock What's at stake: Recent research by the Equality of Opportunity Project, a venture led by Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline and Emmanuel Saez, is already having an impact on shaping the core issues of the next US ...
 Bruegel3 weeks ago

All round India Women win T20I by 16 runs

Provided by Wisden India's aggression at the start caught South Africa off guard as Raj, who made 40, batted as if she was in the middle of an extended net session.. Mithali Raj did the bludgeoning, Smriti Mandhana lent the artistic touch, and ...
 MSN News US3 weeks ago India Women confident as ODI series kicks off  MSN News US3 weeks ago Kapp Tryon deliver tense win for South Africa Women  MSN News US3 weeks ago India Women seek batting lift in second ODI  MSN News US3 weeks ago

Place and opportunity: What now for policy?

Event Information June 1, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Falk Auditorium Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event A conversation with Harvard's Raj Chetty Where does opportunity ...
 Brookings Institution5 hours ago

Los Angeles 1992 to Baltimore 2015: Washington's changed response to urban crisis

The recent unrest in Baltimore occurred almost 23 years to the day after the riots in Los Angeles set off by the beating of Rodney King. As many observers have pointed out, the factors that precipitated these events—concentrated poverty, high ...
 Brookings Institution5 hours ago Poor Children's Neighborhood Can Determine Their Success  EducationNews.org2 weeks ago

Families are the real issue for opportunity, not inequality

Editor's note: This post appears in a Brookings Institution discussion series on the Great Gatsby Curve. It is hard to square the central claim of Great Gatsby Curve proponents—of a link between income inequality and economic mobility—with ...
 American Enterprise Institute10 hours ago The Great Gatsby Curve: All heat, no light  Brookings Institution1 week ago The great utility of the Great Gatsby Curve  Brookings Institution1 week ago
Times Education Supplement

'Only raising the profession's status will help schools attract the best possible teachers...

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD's) Teaching and Learning International Survey report, published this morning, has cautioned that many developed nations are finding it increasingly hard to attract graduates into ...
 Times Education Supplement1 day ago

The elusive magic of neighborhoods

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What determines where you live? Housing costs, family income, the quality of schools, length of commute all matter in our housing decisions. But there are overarching factors that are even more important: the people who compose ...
 Washington Times2 days ago
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