• Global vision: Brazil in an international comparison on social mobility

    Global vision: Brazil in an international comparison on social mobility

    How Brazil is positioned in relation to the rest of the world, based on indicators from IMDS, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank.

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  • The Northeast is the region in the country where the impact of parents' years of schooling on children's progress is greatest

    The Northeast is the region in the country where the impact of parents' years of schooling on children's progress is greatest

    Among all the factors that can increase a person's chances of growing in life, Education plays the most relevant role.

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  • Education: our greatest challenge

    Education: our greatest challenge

    Key to development, education in Brazil reflects perpetual inequalities of opportunities in the country

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THE INSTITUTE

IMDS – Institute for Mobility and Social Development

IMDS – Institute for Mobility and Social Development is a platform to outline, test, propose, disseminate and monitor the implementation of public policies that impact social mobility.

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IMDS – Institute for Mobility and Social Development

National and international indicators

IMDS presents a new set of indicators, highlighting an international comparison of intergenerational educational mobility, based on data from the World Bank and OECD.

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The Northeast is the region in the country where the impact of parents' years of schooling on children's progress is greatest

The Northeast is the region in the country where the impact...

Among all the factors that can increase a person's chances of growing in life, Education plays the most relevant role

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Education: our greatest challenge

Education: our greatest challenge

Key to development, education in Brazil reflects and perpetuates inequalities of opportunities in the country

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A Brazil that is going farther

A Brazil that is going farther

With the expansion of supply and financing sources for basic education in the 1990s and 2000s, a good number of Brazilians are alr...

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Without computers or the Internet,  poorer young people have less opportunities

Without computers or the Internet, poorer young people have...

This is not a new problem and it has had an increased impact during the pandemic, with the closing of schools

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Social projects seek to reduce gaps in getting access to technology

Social projects seek to reduce gaps in getting access to tec...

Public and private policies on access to technology can change the fate of our young people

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Pathways to social mobility

Pathways to social mobility

Investing in education is the most obvious way, but in Brazil and elsewhere, there are projects and results in several other areas

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