To fuel evidence-based debate about the nationwide impact of and recovey from the Great Recession, regional differences in post-recession performance, and persistent and/or emerging disparities among population groups.
is the 's "report card" detailing how urban America is faring five years after the onset of the Great Recession. Funded in part by the , the site provides from the largest one hundred metro regions in the U.S. in categories such as arts and culture, crime, employment growth, mortgage lending and housing affordability, earnings and material hardship, immigration and diversity, and children's well-being.
Outstanding Web Features:
Visitors to the site can browse highlighting trends in , , and — including a that lets visitors explore changes over the last thirty years in the racial/ethnic composition of low-income neighborhoods in major metropolitan regions. The site also offers for each metro region, downloadable in Excel format, , and a .