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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger comments on average vs. relative income mobility in U.S.

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Income Ladder's Sticky Steps" - Wall Street Journal. 11/12/2011.

Discussing the ability of Americans to improve their economic status through income mobility, Sheldon Danziger says: "Yes, the U.S. has a lot of mobility. But we also have a lot of inequality, and particularly a lot of stickiness at the top and at the bottom."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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