U.S. Intragenerational Economic Mobility From 1984 to 2004 : Trends and Implications

Source: Gregory Acs, Seth Zimmerman, Urban Institute, November 01, 2008

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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