US public transit

Spatial Mismatch — Sprawl & Poor Transit Further Unemployment

Social and economic equality and inequality have many root causes. A paper published in the mid-196os examined the “spatial-mismatch hypothesis.” John Kain, an economist at Harvard University, found a significant connection between unemployment rates (especially in minorities) to this theory of the geography of unemployment. The description “spatial mismatch” finds higher low-income community unemployment due … [continued]