Mobility

Essential to the American Dream is the notion that hard work will create the opportunities to succeed regardless of where you start in life or your race, ethnicity, or gender. However, an examination of mobility—movement up and down the income and living standards ladder—shows that turning this dream into reality has not been getting easier.

Intragenerational mobility

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Intergenerational mobility

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The impact of race, wealth, and education on mobility

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Income inequality and mobility

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Has the American Dream become more or less attainable over time?

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