An annotated collection of links to relevant external resources
- Downward Mobility From the Middle Class
- This 2011 report examines potential factors that cause some Americans who grow up in the middle class to fall down the economic ladder as adults.
- Middle-Out Mobility: Regions with Larger Middle Classes Have More Economic Mobility
- Regions of the United States that have larger middle classes and less inequality have more economic mobility. As a consequence, a low-income child who grows up in an area with a large middle class is likely to earn more money and make a better life for himself or herself.