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Connecting Job Proximity and Gentrification: What’s going on in Houston?
Connecting Job Proximity and Gentrification: What’s going on in Houston?Houston is doing well economically. But gentrification processes threaten to stall that progress, particularly progress in reducing racial and economic disparities.
 
87% Of New Texans Live in Big Metros
87% Of New Texans Live in Big MetrosThe big news from the U.S. Census Bureau this morning was that Houston added more population last year than any other metropolitan area in the country.
 
So there's good news and bad news about income inequality in Houston
So there's good news and bad news about income inequality in HoustonHouston is only one of two major cities in the United States where the income of the poorest and wealthiest has increased this year, Kinder Institute Postdoc, Kyle Shelton, breaks down why it's not all good news.
 
Events
Dr. Mariela Alfonzo - Improving Houston's State of Place
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April 13, 2015
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rice University, Hudspeth Auditorium

3 Mayors, 3 Cities, 1 Night
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April 14, 2015
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
CenterPoint Energy Tower, 1111 Louisiana St.

Dr. Robert Smith
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April 16, 2015
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Rice University, Sewall Hall Room 309

The Kinder Institute Annual Luncheon
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April 30, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
The Hilton Americas Downtown Houston

Kinder Institute for Urban Research

An Introduction to the Kinder Institute for Urban Research from Kinder Institute on Vimeo.


Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research conducts scientific research, sponsors educational programs, and engages in public outreach that advances understanding of pressing urban issues and fosters the development of more humane and sustainable cities.


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