Perceptions of Rising Opportunity Across Rich Nations and Over Time

Across the globe, people always seek more opportunity for themselves and for their children. The last several decades have seen a steady increase in living standards, particularly in wealthy nations—but has this translated into feelings of better opportunities for success than previous generations? Given trends in globalization, technological advancements, and recent divisive political developments, do [...]

Economic Mobility in America

Economic mobility has become a leading policy concern across the political spectrum in America. But “opportunity” and “mobility” are elusive concepts. Without clearheaded thinking about what they mean and how to measure a particular way of viewing opportunity, it is easy to misinterpret the evidence on economic mobility. The report provides an overview of the [...]