Just released to the public this week, Harvard researcher Raj Chetty and team, in conjunction with the Census Bureau have created an interactive tool to explore economic mobility at the neighborhood and Census Tract level – The Opportunity Atlas.
C2ER staff have enjoyed reading up on and playing with the new tool. The list below offers a collage of quick links to articles exploring the analysis it has to offer.
- The Report: The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility
- Census Bureau – Where You Grow Up Can Affect Your Future
- NPR – The American Dream Is Harder To Find In Some Neighborhoods
- City Lab
- The New York Time’s The Upshot – Detailed New National Maps Show How Neighborhoods Shape Children for Life
Find anything interesting to share using the tool? We’d love to hear from you!