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Growing up in Growing Inequality


Access to income and wealth are important predictors of a person’s health, and yet American kids are far less likely to out-earn their parents, as inequality grows. A recent study dives into the widening gap between rich and poor Americans that have pushed the chances of children earning more money than their parents down to around 50%. Researchers share how the “American Dream” can only be achieved if higher rates of economic growth are spread more broadly across incomes. Read the summary here.