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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Zawadi Rucks-Ahidiana on Race and the Financial Toolkit

  • Zawadi Rucks-Ahidiana
  • Podcasts
  • June 01 2022
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Brieanna Watters and Robert Stewart on Native Americans and Monetary Sanctions

  • Brieanna Watters and Robert Stewart
  • Podcasts
  • May 16 2022
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The Costs of Monetary Sanctions in the Criminal Legal System

  • Alexes Harris, Robert Stewart, Kate O'Neill, Daniel Boches, and Brittany Friedman
  • Webinar
  • April 14 2022
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The Stifling Stability of Deep Disadvantage

  • Vincent A. Fusaro, H. Luke Shaefer, and Jasmine Simington
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • March 2022
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Recession and Recovery Impacts on Foreign- and U.S.-Born Latinos in the United States

  • Pia M. Orrenius and Madeline Zavodny
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • March 2022
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Racial Disparities in Household Wealth Following the Great Recession

  • Fenaba R. Addo and William A. Darity, Jr.
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • March 2022
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Economic Outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in the United States Following the Great Recession

  • Randall Akee
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • March 2022