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Share of adults remaining in the same income fifth they were in as children, by college attainment

Source: Authors' analysis of Isaacs, Sawhill, and Haskins (2008, Figure 6)

Updated May 16, 2012

Documentation and methodology

Data are from Isaacs, Sawhill, and Haskins (2008), Figure 6, “Chances of Getting Ahead for Children with and without a College Degree, from Families of Varying Income.”


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