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inequality & economic mobility research

urban inequality, equality of opportunity & socio-economic mobility

I am interested in inequality and economic mobility as they relate to creative economies, based in part on the contributions to a panel I organized for a recent Urban Affairs Conference entitled “Contradictions of the creative city: inequality, economic mobility, and the arts.” I also see this as the first of several research projects considering this relationship, eventually exploring it with confidential longitudinal and cross-sectional data. This work will also be put together into a monograph on creative capital and its role in addressing urban economic inequality and social mobility.

recent working papers and conference presentations

  • “Inequality and Upward Mobility: Some Findings from Atlanta and San Francisco.” Accepted for presentation at the 2021 Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL. [Rescheduled from 2020 due to COVID-19]
  • “Do Creative Economies Increase Economic Opportunities? A Very Preliminary Exploration the Relationships between Inequality, Social Mobility and the Creative Economy.” Presented at the Urban Affairs Association Conference, Miami, FL, April 8-11, 2015.

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