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EPPC Briefly: Yuval Levin on the Economic Mobility Crisis

March 5, 2015


 

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The Mobility Crisis
In a cover story for Commentary magazine, EPPC Hertog Fellow Yuval Levin highlights the new focus by both major parties on economic mobility: “Serious attention to the state of economic mobility could help us overcome the peculiar mix of acrimony and nostalgia that has enveloped our politics since this century began and could help us see far more clearly some of the most pressing challenges our country now confronts.”

But, he cautions, “To get beyond talk, the two parties will need to treat the challenge of mobility not just as a means to their familiar ends but as the best lens through which to understand the role of economic policy in America more generally.”

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