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Brilliant, Four-Minute Video Explains America’s Opportunity Gap (With Legos!)

Written by on December 25, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Brilliant, Four-Minute Video Explains America’s Opportunity Gap (With Legos!)

Brookings Fellow Richard Reeves explores inequality and opportunity in America with Legos, using them to explain the chances for economic success of Americans born at the bottom of the economic ladder. Reeves shows the chances that the poorest fifth of Americans have to rise to the top, based on their race, the marital status of their mothers, and their level of education.

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