Escape from New York

We look at demographic mobility responses to Covid in NYC using mobile phone GPS, finding – wealthy flee the city – different sheltering response among demographic groups in the city – helps account for disparities in health outcomes

That is from new research by Arpit Gupta, full paper here.  And:

Searches for moving to NYC suburbs are up almost 250% compared to the same period in 2019.

Story here.  Of course maybe those are the same people who in 2016 promised to move to Canada.


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