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Study finds economic mobility hasn't changed in 40 years

  • Aired: 01/24/2014
  • 08:57
  • Expires: 02/23/2014
  • Rating: NR
Across the last four decades, upward mobility hasn't declined in the United States, but it also hasn't improved, according to a new paper written by a group of economists. Jeffrey Brown discusses that stagnation and possible contributing factors with Raj Chetty of Harvard University, one of the authors of the study.
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