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Saving Horatio Alger: The Data Behind the Words (and the Lego Bricks)

August 21, 2014, Richard V. Reeves and Joanna Venator

Richard Reeves and Joanna Venator dig into the data behind the latest Brookings Essay "Saving Horatio Alger." They explain where it comes from, why they chose it, and how they analyzed it.

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