How Neighborhoods Affect the Social and Economic Mobility of Their Residents

August 2017

By: Urban Institute

https://www.mobilitypartnership.org/publications/how-neighborhoods-affect-social-and-economic-mobility-their-residents

Social Equity

This briefing paper discusses quality services, crime, social networks, and employment as four causal mechanisms in which communities can undermine long-term life chances for residents. Understanding and addressing these barriers can help communities improve upward mobility for residents.