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How to improve social mobility

Major, Lee Elliott and Machin, Stephen (2019) How to improve social mobility. LSE Business Review (09 Nov 2019). Blog Entry.

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Merely tweaking existing policies won't do, but four major changes have the potential to transform society, write Lee Elliot Major and Stephen Machin. Talking social mobility is easy; addressing it is hard. In our book, Social Mobility and Its Enemies, we argued that the prospects for social mobility in Britain are bleak. Declining real wages signal shrinking opportunities. Inequalities in income, wealth, housing and education are biting. Problems of social justice and social mobility are two sides of the same coin. We fear Brexit will further fracture society.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2019 The Authors
Divisions: Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2020 14:36
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2021 23:41

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