The American Dream -Part 2 – Quantitative Analysis

By: Heero Yuy

Repost from WallStreet Oasis. Enjoy!
For those who can read Chinese, check out this blog post.

For the English audience, check out these key references:
The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940

The Equality of Opportunity Project (source for the picture below)

The Fading American DreamMatt Kahn’s Blog post – Relative Income Disparity between Generations
Of course, one must not forget the gloomy sabermetrics folks over at Political Calculations with their analysis on the housing market and the median household income:

Housing Price vs Median Household Income

Food for thought.


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