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Cover of Urban Reform Institute's Report on Upward Mobility

Upward Mobility Report

In a new report, Upward Mobility — authored by Charles Blain, Wendell Cox and Joel Kotkin — examine how the choice of where to live affects upward mobility for middle and working-class citizens, especially historically disadvantage minorities.
Beyond Feudalism: a Strategy to Restore California's Middle Class

Beyond Feudalism: A Strategy to Restore California’s Middle Class

This new report, California Feudalism: A Strategy to Restore California's Middle Class by Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky examines how California has drifted toward feudalism, and how it can restore upward mobility for middle and working-class citizens.

The Emergence of Texas Urbanism; The Triangle Takes Off

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By Henry Cisneros... Today we see economic vitality most evident in the remarkable emergence of the “Texas Triangle” encompassing Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth, and Austin-San Antonio.
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Military Employment and Upward Mobility of Latinos in San Antonio

By Rogelio Sáenz... The long presence of military installations in San Antonio has been a key factor in offering upward mobility for Hispanics…