Inequality Is Killing The American Dream

Partagez cette page : Cet article a initialement été publié sur le site fivethirtyeight.com, le 8 décembre 2016 Decades of rising income inequality and slowing economic growth have eroded a pillar of the American dream: the hope that each generation will do better than the one that came before, according to new research released Thursday. If the findings hold up, they have profound economic, social and even political implications. The decline in what economists call “mobility” — how easy it is to move up the income ladder over a lifetime or across generations — has been especially stark in the...

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