Income Distributions Pulled Apart in Both Rich and Poor Countries
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Belle Sawhill and the Economic Mobility Project

A Press release:

Economic Mobility Project: ECONOMIC MOBILITY: IS THE AMERICAN DREAM ALIVE AND WELL?: The report was co-written by John E. Morton, managing director of Pew’s Economic Policy Initiatives and director of the Economic Mobility Project and Isabel V. Sawhill, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Principal of the Economic Mobility Project. It includes analysis led by a research team at Brookings and outlines what economic mobility is, why it matters in today’s economy, and why it is important for policy makers to focus on mobility as part of the ongoing national economic debate.

On May 31, 2007 at 9:30am, the Pew Charitable Trusts will host a panel discussion of the report featuring Project Director John E. Morton and Project Principals, Isabel V. Sawhill (Brookings Institution), Marvin Kosters (American Enterprise Institute), Eugene Steuerle (Urban Institute) and William Beach (Heritage Foundation).  Click here for more information.