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'Bright Flight' and the decaying suburbs

Early signs of white, young, educated Americans returning to or staying in cities could remake the American urban/suburban map and place major strains on suburbs as territories of poverty but without access to centralized social services.

RAND explains,

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Sources:

RAND, Nov 2010, page 10-11: http://newsletters.clearsignals.org/RAND_Nov2010.pdf#page=10

Yen, Hope, “'Bright flight' Changes the Face of Cities, Suburbs”, Associated Press, 9 May 2010. Accessed 11/2/10 at: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/37041770/

State of Metropolitan America: On the Front Lines of Demographic Transformation, Brookings institution Metropolitan Policy Program, 2010.

State of Metropolitan America: On the Front Lines of Demographic Transformation, Brookings institution Metropolitan Policy Program, 2010.

State of Metropolitan America: On the Front Lines of Demographic Transformation, Brookings institution Metropolitan Policy Program, 2010.

Lipman, Barbara J., A Heavy Load: The Combined Housing and Transportation Burdens of Working Families, Center for Housing Policy, October 2006.

Yen, Hope, “Poverty in Suburbs Increasing Rapidly During Economic Downturn”, Huffington Post, 10 July 2010. Accessed 11/3/10 at:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/10/17/poverty-suburbs-economy_n_765714.html

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Regulating Human Exports: the future of South-North professional migration

"Due to poor economic conditions on the domestic front, the Philippines export human resources for health to richer countries throughout the world and increasingly in the region as an income-generating mechanism. While the immediate financial returns seem promising, equity issues have surfaced concerning the negative effects of international trade in health services and workforce migration on national health systems, especially in widening disparities in the public-private mix or in rural-urban differentials of poorer countries

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