Where do you think a child from a low-income family would have the best chance of moving into the upper 20 percent of the “national income distribution”? New York? Seattle? Las Vegas?
It’s the Salt Lake City metro area.
In this post, W. Bradford Wilcox points out a recent study by Harvard and UC-Berkeley:
[O]ut of the largest 100 metropolitan regions in the country, the Salt Lake City area is best at promoting absolute economic mobility for lower-income children and embodying the Horatio Alger story.
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