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Where You Grew Up Matters to Upward Mobility — Design News 07.23.13

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 24, 2013 01:08 AM
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by Tara Bellucci last modified Jul 23, 2013

Depending on where you live, it may be harder to attain the "American Dream." A new study shows that it is statistically more or less likely for a child born into the bottom fifth of income distribution to move up the income ladder depending on where they grew up. The Northeast, Great Plains, and West had the highest percentage of upward mobility, while the Southeast and industrial Midwest had the lowest.  In other news, North Carolina allocates an additional $200K to High Point Market, and check out structures made from trees. See the headlines after the jump. More        






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