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Part of Brazil has higher intergenerational mobility than the U.S.

Published by Portal Geledés in 16/05/2023

According to data provided by the Institute for Mobility and Social Development (IMDS), the chance of an American between the ages of 25 and 64 reaching higher education, given that their parents had incomplete high school education or lower, was 13.5%. In Brazil, this number rises to 14.2% when we consider only the white population and drops to 7.0% if we condition it for non-whites.

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