inequality

August 12, 2014
Baltimore Skyline

Economic Mobility: What Determines A Child’s Success in Baltimore?

August 11, 2014 - Segment 2 - We talk about a 30-year study in which Alexander and his team tracked 800 children in Baltimore from first grade until their late 20's to discover what factors determine success. The study found that a child's fate is often determined by family strength and the parents' financial status.
March 21, 2013
Income Inequality in Maryland

Study Finds Growing Inequality In Maryland

March 21, 2013 - Segment 3 - We discuss a recent report from the Center for Sustainable Economy and the Institute for Policy Studies called Closing the Inequality Divide: A Strategy for Fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland. The report covers growing inequality in the state of Maryland.