Are America's Colleges Promoting Social Mobility?
Emily Hanford, APM Reports
Stories of upward mobility were once a key feature of American life. Children born in the 1940s were almost guaranteed to grow up and earn more than their parents did.
But upward mobility has stalled, according to Brown University economist John Friedman. In this podcast, economists dig into the data to understand which colleges and universities are doing the most to help revive the American Dream.