Category Archives: Social Mobility

Posts that have to do with social mobility.

The University City in The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast uses our research to write about University Cities, with Mayor Jim Gray’s corporate move to Lexington as an example of the trend:globalnav-logo

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University Cities Make You Famous

New York Times contributor and Google analyst Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, PhD found that you are more likely to be famous if you grew up in a large city or a university city. Three of the six university cities (Lexington, Ann Arbor, Madison) landed in his top 3% for producing famous and accomplished people — as defined by having a Wikipedia entry.

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