Cities as drivers of social mobility


Michelangeli A., TÜRK U.

CITIES, vol.108, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 108
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.cities.2020.102969
  • Title of Journal : CITIES
  • Keywords: Intergenerational social mobility, Spatial mobility, Cities, INTERGENERATIONAL INCOME MOBILITY, OCCUPATIONAL-MOBILITY, NEIGHBORHOOD, LEVEL, HOMEOWNERSHIP, OPPORTUNITY, INEQUALITY, EXPOSURE, BRITAIN, IMPACTS

Abstract

The paper studies the role of cities in enhancing intergenerational social mobility. Cities, where children grew up, can provide resources and opportunities able to increase the chance of employment and status attainment.