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Is the American Dream Still Attainable?

“Is the American Dream Still Attainable?”, released in September 2014, prepared by intern Dan Simon explores recent research findings about income and wealth inequality in the United States and promising policy remedies. Special thanks go to Professor Timothy Smeeding, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and former IRP director, for extensive guidance and content review.


Inequality & Mobility, Intergenerational Poverty, Racial/Ethnic Inequality, Wealth