Here’s to wishing you the best of luck in the birth lottery—you’re going to need it

Reposting my piece from The Equitablog: Economists are always proving things my Grandmother already knew. Today, we’re learning more about the fact that where you’re born—the “birth lottery”—matters for where you’ll end up in life. A new paper by economists Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren of Harvard University, Patrick Kline and Emmanuel Saez of the […]

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