Brief Intergenerational Mobility in the United States
Daniel P. McMurrer, Mark Condon, Isabel V. Sawhill
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This report examines the relationship between an individual's socioeconomic status and the status of his or her parentsintergenerational mobilityand the reasons for any change in this relationship over time. The paper compares intergenerational mobility in the U.S. to that of other countries and draws conclusions about opportunities for upward mobility in the United States.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Wealth and financial well-being Children and youth Families Social safety net
Tags Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Employment and income data Father involvement Income and wealth distribution