Declining Income Mobility Around the World

April 28, 2024


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Upward Mobility

Researchers often use indicators of upward mobility to measure both objective and economic success. However, according to a new paper by Robert Manduca, a faculty associate at the Stone Center for Inequality Dynamics, income mobility–the measure of one generation’s inflation-adjusted earnings against their parents–in the U.S. is declining. Read the paper’s key takeaways from the Institute for Social Research in this article.

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