Shared Prosperity in America's Communities

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.

Shared Prosperity in America's Communities

Edited by Susan M. Wachter and Lei Ding

2016 | 280 pages | Cloth $59.95
Public Policy | Political Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I. SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC MOBILITY IN AMERICA'S COMMUNITIES
Chapter 1. Socioeconomic Mobility in the United States: New Evidence and Policy Lessons
—Raj Chetty
Chapter 2. Neighborhoods and Segregation
—Paul A. Jargowsky
Chapter 3. The Changing Geography of Disadvantage
—Elizabeth Kneebone
Chapter 4. U.S. Workers' Diverging Locations: Causes and Inequality Consequences
—Rebecca Diamond

PART II. HOW TO ENCOURAGE GROWTH AND EXPAND OPPORTUNITY
Chapter 5. Building Shared Prosperity Through Place-Conscious Strategies That Reweave the Goals of Fair Housing and Community Development
—Margery Austin Turner
Chapter 6. Confronting the Legacy of American Apartheid
—Douglas S. Massey
Chapter 7. Expanding Educational Opportunity in Urban School Districts
—Paul A. Jargowsky, Zachary D. Wood, J. Cameron Anglum, and David N. Karp
Chapter 8. Preparing Today's Youth for Tomorrow's Jobs
—Anthony P. Carnevale and Nicole Smith
Chapter 9. Labor-Demand-Side Economic Development Incentives and Urban Opportunity
—Timothy J. Bartik

PART III. SHARED PROSPERITY: PERSPECTIVES ON EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH
Chapter 10. Equitable and Inclusive Growth Strategies for American Cities
—Victor Rubin, Angela Glover Blackwell, and Chris Schildt
Chapter 11. The Fragility of Growth in a Post-Industrial City
—Jeremy Nowak
Chapter 12. Fostering an Inclusive Metropolis: Equity, Growth, and Community
—Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor

Notes
References
List of Contributors
Index
Acknowledgments