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Holy crap Raj Chetty is talking at the @fordschool TODAY

Raj Chetty event 1/N
Just a third of that trend due to slowed economic growth. 2/3 due to reduced economic mobility 2/N
Overview of talk 3/N
Variation in mobility across US 5/N
Families not randomly assigned to geography

Approximate ideal experiment with observational data

Results of previous regression

Dosage: move earlier, more effect
But part of this is selection
These last few results from two QJEs, Chetty & Hendren 2018
Patterns around world
Correlates of mobility
On to race
Black men more likely to fall down economic ladder

Not true for black women
Employment rates 17/N
Incarceration rates 18/N
Yeesh 19/N
Correlates of black male upward mobility 20/N
Super exciting RCT
building on the observational research 21/N
Oh hey my wheelhouse 22/N
Let's do some Ivy shaming 23/N
Whoops UM 24/N
Going to elite college works as well for low-income as high-income students 26/N
Hey what if we gave low-income students the same admissions boost legacies get
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