Sxs wedu economic mobility through education

Sxs wedu economic mobility through education

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1. Economic Mobility Through Education SXSWedu 2015 Katie Bardaro, Lead Economist Jim Wolfston, CEO

2. THE AMERICAN DREAM The promise that one can rise, through education and hard work, to any position in society. 3. “RISE” to “POSITION” * the promise of economic mobility is a key incentive for work and contribution 4. “…income distribution survives as one of the most robust and important factors associated with growth duration.” – IMF Economists Andrew Berg and Jonathan Ostry Source: “Inequality and Unsustainable Growth: Two Sides of the Same Coin?” April 2011, International Monetary Fund Economic Mobility […]