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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Economic Outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in the United States Following the Great Recession

  • Randall Akee
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • March 2022
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How Better Measurement Can Improve Transportation Equity in Underserved Communities

  • Alix Gould-Werth, Alexandra Murphy, and Aaron Steiner
  • Webinar
  • November 30 2021
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The Impact of COVID-19 in Prisons

  • Amanda Klonsky, Michael Everett, John Eason, Danielle Wallace, and Kristin Turney
  • Webinar
  • November 17 2021
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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