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Restoring America’s Economic Mobility

Frank Buckley
Author, The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America Frank Buckley is a Foundation Professor at Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where he has taught since 1989. Previously he was a visiting Olin Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, and he has also taught at McGill Law School, the Sorbonne, and Sciences Po in Paris. He received his B.A. from McGill University and his LL.M. from Harvard University. He is a senior editor of The American Spectator and the author of several books, including The Once and Future King: The Rise of […]

The Best Cities for Living the American Dream


©iStock.com/DanielBendjy Is the American Dream making a comeback? After the housing crisis last decade, many people questioned the legitimacy of homeownership as a means of building wealth and providing economic security. Today, however, with home prices in much of the U.S. at last passing their pre-crisis peak and mortgage rates hovering near their historic lows , for many homeownership seems attractive once again.

Thinking about buying a home? See what your mortgage payment will be with SmartAsset’s mortgage calculator .

On the other hand, homeownership is just one piece of the American Dream. While there’s no concrete definition of the […]

The Rich Get Richer: The Rise Of Income Inequality In The United States And The World Read Download PDF/Audiobook id:eekqlfr lkui


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To understand Trump, learn from his voters

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To make sense of Donald Trump’s emerging presidency, it helps to understand the social and economic discontent that put him in office. Harvard Professor Michael Sandel took a hard look at those concerns during a Tuesday afternoon lecture called “Why Trump? What Now?” Sandel argued that Trump’s rise, whatever some people may think of it, was based on legitimate public concerns that weren’t otherwise being addressed.

Addressing a full house at Harvard Law School’s Langdell Hall, Sandel first acknowledged the concerns of many of his listeners. “Many people around the world worry that the American republic is tilting toward tyranny. […]

Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy


The New Press

For at least the past 10 years, traditional colleges have been closely watching the rise and fall of the for-profit sector.

Some experts point to minimal regulation, heavy recruitment and a lack of student knowledge about college choices to explain why the for-profit sector became so popular and saw a boom in student enrollment in the mid-2000’s. Others point to the Obama administration’s increased regulation and students’ knowledge of the higher education system as reasons for the for-profit sector’s decline. But in Tressie McMillan Cottom’s new book, (The New Press) , she points to another factor — credentialism.Tressie […]

INCOME INEQUALITY: ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATION USING THE BARDACH METHOD. A Thesis

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1 INCOME INEQUALITY: ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATION USING THE BARDACH METHOD A Thesis Presented to the faculty of the Department of Public Policy and Administration California State University, Sacramento Submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION by Michael W. Billingsley SPRING 2014

2 2014 Michael W. Billingsley ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ii3 INCOME INEQUALITY: ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATION USING THE BARDACH METHOD A Thesis by Michael W. Billingsley Approved by:, Committee Chair Robert W. Wassmer, Ph.D., Second Reader Su Jin Jez, Ph.D. Date iii4 Student: Michael W. Billingsley I certify that this […]

What’s Limiting Upward Economic Mobility?


Work hard and you’ll achieve success and have a higher income than your parents. That’s the American dream. Yet thousands of struggling Americans are realizing that determination isn’t always enough, and it’s difficult to get ahead when you’re always behind. Here are five important things to know about economic mobility challenges holding people back. 1. Income inequality is real

You’re not imagining it. Income inequality is widening. While underlying causes are hotly debated, the reality is that income has shifted upward . At the same time, people living in low-income communities and middle neighborhoods can have fewer paths to […]

Friday Flyer: Inequality for All?

There is a growing sense that globalisation, by equalising the international price for labour and for capital, has acted to reduce both real wages and real interest rates – the former means that labour earns less but the latter tends to inflate asset prices. This wedge in the return to capital and labour may help us understand why income and wealth inequality has increased in the recent past. Those who rely only on labour income will not have done as well as those who own some capital. The financial boom may have acted to mask some of this increase […]

A new study suggests college doesn’t narrow the economic gap between rich and poor

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A new study says that the economic impact of college is very much tied to the income of students’ families growing up. Elsa/Getty Images

College is the great equalizer. That’s the message proudly proclaimed by many in higher education, not to mention many parents trying to urge children who may not have trust funds to prepare for college.

But a new study says that the economic impact of college — in postgraduation wages — is very much tied to the income of students’ families growing up, with students from wealthier families earning more than others. Some might assume that this difference […]

Research on economic inequality

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Sociology Research Paper – Download as Word Doc (.doc / .docx), PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or read online. sociology The Journal of Economic Inequality – Springer 07.02.2017 · Project on Inequality How Health, Education, Wealth, and Family Resources Are Shaping Economic Inequality. John Karl Scholz and Barbara Wolfe, … What do trends in economic inequality – Equitable Growth Economic inequality is tax loopholes are definitely not a product of some power shift due to recent increases in economic inequality. The golden age of economic , Volume […]