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Joines, Allen and Mitter, Kelly, " Let’s ease ‘the benefits cliff’", Winston-Salem Journal, October 29, 2019
A benefits cliff happens when a raise in an individual's pay results in a net loss of income and benefits. The article explains the benefits cliff impact and the research that is happening in Winston-Salem to address it.
Krugman, Paul, "Stranded by Sprawl," The New York Times, July 28, 2013
Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman discusses sprawl's impact on the economic mobility of low-income residents, especially those without personal vehicles.
Leonhardt, David, “In Climbing Income Ladder, Location Matters,” The New York Times, July 22, 2013, p. A1
This article is an excellent introduction to economist Raj Chetty’s path-breaking work on economic mobility, with personal stories illustrating the difficulties faced by those living at the lowest income levels in New York City. Links to further information about economic mobility are helpfully provided.