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Report - February 2009

Reviving the Middle Class Dream in NYC

This major report by the Center for an Urban Future, titled "Reviving the City of Aspiration," concludes that New York’s longstanding legacy as a place that both sustained a large middle class and elevated countless people from poorer backgrounds into the middle class is now in serious jeopardy.

by Jonathan Bowles, Joel Kotkin and David Giles




Tags: economic growth | middle class | community colleges | higher education | human capital

Click here to read the full report (PDF).