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Pittsburgh #2: Top 10 cities to achieve the American Dream

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Salt Lake City, Pittsburgh and San Jose, Calif., are the capitals of the land of opportunity, according to a report out this week on intergenerational upward mobility.

The rest of the top 10 cities are …

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The Harvard and Berkeley researchers found that “high mobility areas have less residential segregation, less income inequality, better primary schools, greater social capital, and greater family stability.”

Pennsylvania performs well, while Ohio does not. The worst cities for upward mobility are:

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h/t The Atlantic

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