University of Wisconsin–Madison

Inequality & Mobility

Inequality describes the extent to which resources or outcomes (e.g., income, wealth, consumption, health, education) are similarly or unevenly distributed among individuals, groups, populations, or societies. Mobility refers to the frequency with which individuals, groups, or populations within a society change social or economic position in areas such as income, wealth, education, occupation, and the like.

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Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement 37(2), September 2021 Preventing child maltreatment and neglect in the United States: Opportunities for change

  • Edited by James T. Spartz and Judith Siers-Poisson
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • September 2021
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How have the Working Poor and Working Class Fared since the Great Recession?

  • Erica Groshen, Timothy Smeeding, Fenaba Addo, William Darity, Jr., Jasmine Simington, and Jeff Smith
  • Webinar
  • October 27 2021
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Documenting experiences and interactions with Child Protective Services

  • Darcey H. Merritt
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • September 2021
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Addressing Racial Wealth Inequality

  • Fenaba Addo, Jacob Faber, and William Darity, Jr.
  • Webinar
  • July 28 2021