Reuters/Kevin Lamarque - U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at an event hosted by the Center for American Progress in Washington December 4, 2013
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Following President Obama's wide-ranging speech on inequality on Wednesday, Richard Reeves and Kerry Grannis highlight seven steps that the president referred to when it comes to real policies to move the needle on social mobility.
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Ron Haskins and Isabel V. Sawhill, September 30, 2009
Co-Director, Center on Children and Families, Budgeting for National Priorities
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Isabel V. Sawhill
Richard V. Reeves
Fellow, Economic Studies
Policy Director, Center on Children and Families
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