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New study analyzes soaring home displacement rates in Forsyth County 


Over the past decade, Forsyth County has made some unflattering national news. A 2015 Harvard University study revealed its status as having the third-worst economic mobility in the United States.


CSEM is three-years-old! 


Sept. 17, 2020 marks CSEM’s third birthday. We have made strong progress in bringing to light the challenges facing economic mobility in our city and county.

Craig Richardson and Tim Robustelli: Forsyth needs long-term solutions to housing loss 

Winston-Salem Journal

Last week, protesters in Winston-Salem called for reinstatement of North Carolina’s eviction moratorium amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

A Trophy and a CSEM Swag Bag

CSEM receives award


Winston-Salem State University has recognized CSEM with a special honor.

CSEM research finds city and/or businesses might benefit by subsidizing Uber use 

The Chronicle

New research on the city bus system from Winston-Salem State University’s Center for the Study of Economic Mobility (CSEM) finds that female riders commuting to work pay a higher overall economic price than their male counterparts.

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CSEM researchers included in crucial grant to study pandemic’s economic effects


Winston-Salem State University announced a grant of $1 million from the UNC Board of Governors and the N.C. Policy Collaboratory at UNC-Chapel Hill to combat COVID-19...



CSEM supports problem-solving spatial justice research 

Winston-Salem Journal

The old saying is true: Geography is destiny.

WSTA suspends two-bag limit


The Winston-Salem Transit Authority has suspended its rule limiting passengers to just two bags of groceries, and a local high school student played a big role in its decision.

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