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Opera singer Ana Maria Martinez (L) speaks to students at Lake View High School in Chicago, Illinois, October 22, 2014. Many teens are learning about opera for the first time thanks to one of many national outreach programs aimed at turning kids on to an old art form and injecting an aging, shrinking fan base with new life. Picture taken October 22, 2014. To match Feature USA-CHICAGO/YOUTH-OPERA REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT EDUCATION)

Blog Post | The Great Gatsby Curve

Jobs, family, state: Policy implications of the Great Gatsby Curve

May 22, 2015, Heather Boushey

In the third in our series about the Great Gatsby Curve, Heather Boushey examines the policy implications of the Great Gatsby Curve and how the relationship allows us to think about the factors that influence both income inequality and intergenerational mobility.

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