Thursday, May 10, 2012

Economic opportunity states

  • according to the first state-by-state look at the opportunity to move up the economic ladder.
  • (ABC News)
  • according to the study-- though its not clear whether moving to a new state opens up new economic opportunities for these people, or whether people who move are simply go-getter types more likely to find success in any case.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • the high rate of teen childbearing in the United States matters because it is a marker of a social problem, rather than the social problem itself. If the problem is perceived lack of economic opportunity, then policy interventions need to attack that.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • [But] no other country presents China's particular mix of opportunities and challenges." The United States focuses its economic policy toward China on achieving two objectives: The first is to expand opportunities for U.S.
  • (Voice of America)
  • Opportunity around the country Economic mobility -- the ability of Americans to move up or down the economic ladder -- varies by state. A look at mobility shows eight states do better than the national average (green).
  • (USA Today)
  • Economic mobility has entered the spotlight recently The differences show there isnt equal opportunity for mobility in every state. --Absolute mobility, which examines residents average earnings growth over the period.
  • (CNN Money)
  • "This shows that the American dream and equality of opportunity differ from state to state," Diana Elliot, research manager at Pew's Economic Mobility Project, said in an interview with Bloomberg.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • the Economic Mobility Project is generating an active policy debate about how best to improve economic opportunity in the United States and to ensure that the American Dream is kept alive for generations that follow.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • The differences show there isnt equal opportunity for mobility in every state.
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