A Mobility Agenda for the Right

Aparna Mathur & Abby McCloskey, National Review Online, March 20, 2014

"It’s no secret that opportunity in the U.S. is staggeringly low. Studies suggest that mobility is lower in America than in other developed countries, and according to the Pew Charitable Trusts 70 percent of children born into poverty here will not make it to the middle class. Contrary to popular belief, mobility hasn’t actually gotten worse over the last several decades, according to a recent paper by Harvard economist Raj Chetty and his colleagues — but that’s hardly any consolation.

Source: https://www.aei.org/publication/a-mobility...