Social Mobility does not matter where it is high, because the size of the gap from top to bottom is so low, Discuss Keynot...
REVEALING SOCIAL MOBILITY AND INEQUALITY
Measuring Social Mobility http://www.suttontrust.com/reports/academic_papers_report.pdf
Income (Im-)Mobility
Measuring Inequality http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/data/    http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/HDR_2009_Tables.xls
Richest 10% to poorest 10%
Numbers combined...
...and graphed
What do the numbers show?
Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 5.6 Finland Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.20
Finland Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 5.6 Income Immobility: 0.20 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality...
Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 6.9 Germany Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.24
Germany Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 6.9 Income Immobility: 0.24 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality...
Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 11.6 Italy Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.33
Italy Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 11.6 Income Immobility: 0.33 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality ...
Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 13.8 UK Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.37
UK Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 13.8 Income Immobility: 0.37 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (ri...
Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 15.9 USA Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.41
USA Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 15.9 Income Immobility: 0.41 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (r...
Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 40.6 Brazil Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.52
Brazil Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 40.6 Income Immobility: 0.52 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality...
The whole picture Social (Im-)Mobility and Inequality
The whole graph Social (Im-)Mobility and Inequality  0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 1...
Social (Im-)Mobility and Inequality ...and the population 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (rich...
 
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Lecture by Danny Dorling, first given at the Social Research Association Annual Conference, 15th December 2009. Slides by Benjamin Hennig.

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Social mobility does not matter where it is high, because the size of the gap from top to bottom is so low

  1. 1. Social Mobility does not matter where it is high, because the size of the gap from top to bottom is so low, Discuss Keynote address by Danny Dorling University of Sheffield Annual Conference of the Social Research Association “ Moving on up – Social Mobility and Social Research” Tuesday 15th December 2009, Brunei Gallery, SOA, University of London
  2. 2. REVEALING SOCIAL MOBILITY AND INEQUALITY
  3. 3. Measuring Social Mobility http://www.suttontrust.com/reports/academic_papers_report.pdf
  4. 4. Income (Im-)Mobility
  5. 5. Measuring Inequality http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/data/  http://hdr.undp.org/en/media/HDR_2009_Tables.xls
  6. 6. Richest 10% to poorest 10%
  7. 7. Numbers combined...
  8. 8. ...and graphed
  9. 9. What do the numbers show?
  10. 10. Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 5.6 Finland Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.20
  11. 11. Finland Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 5.6 Income Immobility: 0.20 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  12. 12. Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 6.9 Germany Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.24
  13. 13. Germany Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 6.9 Income Immobility: 0.24 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  14. 14. Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 11.6 Italy Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.33
  15. 15. Italy Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 11.6 Income Immobility: 0.33 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  16. 16. Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 13.8 UK Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.37
  17. 17. UK Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 13.8 Income Immobility: 0.37 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  18. 18. Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 15.9 USA Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.41
  19. 19. USA Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 15.9 Income Immobility: 0.41 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  20. 20. Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 40.6 Brazil Picturing Inequality and Social (Im-)Mobility Income Immobility: 0.52
  21. 21. Brazil Richest 10% to poorest 10%: 40.6 Income Immobility: 0.52 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  22. 22. The whole picture Social (Im-)Mobility and Inequality
  23. 23. The whole graph Social (Im-)Mobility and Inequality 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  24. 24. Social (Im-)Mobility and Inequality ...and the population 0.55 0.5 0.45 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.25 20 40 60 Income Inequality (richest 10% to poorest 10%) Income Immobility Data sources: United Nations HDR 2009; Jo Blanden / The Sutton Trust 2008 0.2 0.15 0 0.12 12 6 8
  25. 26. Images courtesy of... <ul><li>Front slide: Sylvain Bourdos http://www.flickr.com/photos/sylvainbourdos/3306816005/sizes/l/ </li></ul><ul><li>The rich man: Agarra la Jarra http://agarrala.blogspot.com/2008/06/qu-tan-rico-eres.html </li></ul><ul><li>The poor man: Manuel Bronstein http://www-sop.inria.fr/cafe/Manuel.Bronstein/pmint/ </li></ul><ul><li>Andreas Roemer </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.andresroemer.com/images/12345.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia Commons </li></ul><ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>Selfmade screenshots </li></ul><ul><li>...if not stated otherwise on the slides. </li></ul><ul><li>Slides by Benjamin Hennig </li></ul>

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