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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Hope Harvey on Doubled-Up Households

  • Hope Harvey
  • Podcasts
  • December 06 2022
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Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement 38(2), November 2022: Monetary Sanctions and the Criminal Legal System: Punishment and Revenue

  • Edited by James T. Spartz with additional support from Judith Siers-Poisson
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • November 2022
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Jamein Cunningham on How Segregation Affects Homicide Rates

  • Jamein Cunningham
  • Podcasts
  • November 21 2022
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Criminal justice as racialized resource extraction

  • Joshua Page and Joe Soss
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • November 2022
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Housing and Climate Change

  • Max Besbris, Amy Chester, Ivis Garcia Zambrana, and James Elliott
  • Webinar
  • October 12 2022
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Nick Hillman on the Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Act

  • Nicholas Hillman
  • Podcasts
  • August 31 2022
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Youth Trauma and Resilience in Contexts of Poverty

  • Noni Gaylord-Harden, Jocelyn Smith Lee, and Alvin Thomas
  • Webinar
  • August 17 2022
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Noni Gaylord-Harden, Jocelyn Smith Lee, and Alvin Thomas on Youth Trauma and Resilience in Contexts of Poverty

  • Noni Gaylord-Harden, Jocelyn Smith Lee, and Alvin Thomas
  • Podcasts
  • August 17 2022