An Introduction to Income Inequality and Economic Mobility


This is the second in a series of pieces on opportunity, income inequality, and economic mobility. Complementing The Boston Foundation’s Opportunity Forums, and its year-long effort to highlight income inequality, this series will touch on a wide variety of research and topics pertaining to economic mobility. For more on the Opportunity Forums, please visit: www.tbf.org/opportunity.

September 17, 2011, a group of protesters descended on New York City’s Zuccotti Park. Eventually numbering in the thousands, the protesters camped in the park for almost two months. In that time, they inspired the Occupy Movement, an international phenomenon that engaged thousands upon […]