Economic Mobility

More than two-thirds said it's no longer commonplace for hard work to be a path from poverty to wealth, according to a new World Economic Forum poll.
As doctors and child advocates who care for children, we want them to have the opportunity to grow up to be healthy, productive members of our society. To help them realize their potential, healthy economics may be one of the best remedies of all.
The door of opportunity to a middle class job at the Port of New York and New Jersey, America's third busiest port, is largely closed to Newark residents.
Clearly economic insecurity is everyone's issue: policy makers, business leaders, and educators, not to mention the millions of Americans who wrestle with it every day.
There are still two Americas, divided by race.
If we want the world to be a better, more inclusive place, we need to get to know each other better. What we will discover is that those at the bottom of our economic ladder are amazingly resourceful and contribute tremendously to society.