Why Americans Are Staying Put, Instead of Moving to a New City or State?

The story of America is one of moving. A total of 13.6% of Americans today were born in another country, and most of us are descended from immigrants. This story of migration also includes moving within the country. Over the last 200 years, Americans have settled the frontier, moved away from cities toward suburbs and…

Op-Ed in Hartford Courant: “What Exodus? High-Skill Workers Drawn to Connecticut’s Quality of Life”

The following Op-Ed was recently published in the Hartford Courant: Connecticut’s sluggish economy, continued state budget crises, and increasing income and property taxes are frequently cited as causing the out-migration of residents from the state. Reports have painted a dire picture based on Census data, which indicates that Connecticut has one of the highest out-migration…