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Advani, Meanwhile, some 30 experts gathered at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington,C. to discuss whether the government should design and carry out the first survey in 40 years of social mobility in the United States The researchers agreed that it was important to document the massive changes that had taken place in the US economy since the last similar study in 1973 And nobody knew better the potential value of such surveys than Robert Hauser the man who convened the 1-day meeting Now head of the National Research Council’s Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Hauser had teamed up 4 decades ago with a colleague at the University of Wisconsin Madison David Featherman to ask about 33500 adult men what type of work they and their fathers had done They were replicating a first-ever survey of US economic mobility done in 1962 using a larger and more diverse sample to get a glimpse into how economic mobility had changed after the social upheavals of the 1960s Both surveys called the Occupational Changes in a Generation (OCG) had added income-related questions to an ongoing government survey of households that provides monthly unemployment figures The results were both expected and eye-opening The 1962 survey “found substantial upward mobility” according to a 1977 description of the research in a university newsletter and that schooling was the dominant factor in determining their career path At the same time it noted “self-employed professionals proprietors and farmers” were much more likely to have had fathers in the same professions than did peers holding lower level white collar and blue-collar jobs But these findings held only for whites Young African-American males tended to hold low-status jobs even if their fathers were white-collar workers and regardless of how far they had gone in school The study showed “substantial evidence of cumulative discrimination against blacks” that was not affected by education or background The 1973 follow-up survey found that mobility patterns had begun to converge for blacks and whites Education appeared to play a bigger role than before in determining the type of job held by African-American men compared with their white counterparts But ironically there was also “increased inequality of opportunity” within the African-American population as they were now much more likely than a decade ago to hold jobs similar to their father’s occupation For all their insights however the OCG surveys came with some important caveats Jobs represent only one dimension of social mobility for instance and each study was a one-shot affair capturing subjects at a particular moment in time The surveys also excluded women Researchers have been able to commandeer a different and ongoing US survey to fill in some of those gaps In 1968 the government decided to monitor the impact of various programs that were part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty Although trimmed and revised over the years the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) remains one of the best ongoing collection of longitudinal data on various socioeconomic and health trends The most recent PSID analysis done in 2012 by a consortium of researchers who are part of the Pew Economic Mobility Project found that college graduates are five times more likely to move from the bottom rungs to the middle of the economic ladder than those without degrees Whites are twice as likely as blacks to make such a move And overall some 43% of children from families in the lower rungs remain there as adults But the picture that PSID paints of social mobility is still very blurry and incomplete Its sample is skewed toward the low-income households originally targeted by the antipoverty programs and the size of that core sample was cut by two-thirds in 1996 after budget cuts to the federal agencies that fund the University of Michigan to carry out the survey There are other government-funded surveys that have also contributed to our knowledge of social mobility Since 1984 the Census Bureau’s Survey of Income and Program Participation has gathered data on how government programs affect income and wealth And the General Social Survey (GSS) funded since 1972 by the National Science Foundation and conducted by the University of Chicago measures intergenerational educational and occupational mobility among small samples But GSS doesn’t track income mobility So where do things stand Participants at the National Academy’s workshop discussed several options for gathering better data but all had serious flaws A start-from-scratch survey would allow researchers to cover the most bases everyone agreed but the chances of persuading Congress to pay for a survey large enough to provide meaningful results are almost nil Piggybacking onto an existing vehicle like the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey would lower the cost significantly but its scope would have to be severely limited Many experts believe the most promising approach may be making greater use of administrative records the massive volume of information that government agencies already collect for other purposes The cost would be minimal However that approach will once more require researchers to be creative about piecing together data from many sources to create a complete picture of US social mobility See also: an economist, so “we have to keep the focus on [greenhouse gas] emission reductions.

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