Cullum Clark: How Geography Drives Inequality

We’re all familiar with the suburbs-to-downtown commute that many Americans make between their homes and jobs. But what happens when the suburbs stretch for hours outside the city center? In this summer’s edition of the Bush Institute’s Catalyst magazine, Tower Fellow Cullum Clark analyzed the impact of urban sprawl, industry clustering, and housing prices on wealth inequality.

“Most people can’t afford to live where the best opportunities are,” he wrote.

Read the article here.

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Karly Hanson

Karly Hanson is the Communications Coordinator for the SMU Tower Center. She graduated from SMU in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies.