Journal Article Economic Security Improves in 2011
Austin Nichols, Additional Authors
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U.S. household economic instability, as measured by the Economic Security Index (ESI), fell 1.3 percentage points from 2010 (20.2 percent) to 2011 (18.9 percent), the largest year-over-year decline in the last quarter century. States in the west saw decreases in measured instability, while some central states saw increases in measured instability.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Aging and retirement Race and equity
Tags Economic well-being Racial and ethnic disparities Income and wealth distribution Racial inequities in economic mobility Racial wealth gap
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center