U.S. Intragenerational Economic Mobility From 1984 to 2004

Research Report

U.S. Intragenerational Economic Mobility From 1984 to 2004

Trends and Implications
November 17, 2008

Abstract

This report explores how Americans have moved up and down the income ladder over the last two decades, and whether it has been more difficult for Americans to get and stay ahead in the last decade. The report focuses on intragenerational mobility: how individuals change economic positions within their own lifetimes.

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