If Obama paid more attention to studies coming out of his alma mater Harvard, he might learn that there’s another predictor of social immobility that’s much more devastating than whether some CEO somewhere makes more money than a child’s parent.
From the Washington Examiner:
A new study from Harvard University on the ability of low-income children to achieve social mobility found that the largest hindrance to moving up the income ladder is being raised by a single parent.
“The strongest and most robust predictor [of social mobility] is the fraction of children with single parents,” the study said.
You mean that Obama’s celebrated “Life of Julia” is actually more likely to produce a poverty-stricken child than the terrible evil of “income inequality”?
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