Category Archives: Equality of Opportunity Project

Democracy Ratings for the US and Countries in the News from the V-Dem Institute

We show graphs over time of the US and countries in the news, for five categories.  The ratings go from 1900 through 2018, unless only fewer years are available.  The source of the ratings is the V-Dem Institute at V-dem.net. … Continue reading

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Reflections on College Admissions Cheating

The cheating scandal on admissions is truly unfair to other student applicants.  But it is far from the only unfairness in the entire scope of inequality and university qualifications and admissions in our country.  Fortunately, in progressive states like California, … Continue reading

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Mobility Rates for California University Students from Bottom to Top Quintiles

Mobility Rates for California University Students From Bottom to Top Quintiles We have looked at the data file for the Equality of Opportunity upward mobility study, that was discussed two previous articles. Here we present the Mobility rate for children … Continue reading

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Comparisons of California Universities’ Mobility

We compare the UC campuses and Stanford and USC in their recruitment of lower income students, and the mobility of their graduates at age 34.  This is done using the application on Upshot of the NY Times, based on the … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Is Among the Top of Upward Mobility Universities

UC Irvine Is Among the Top of Upward Mobility Universities The analysis is from a big data study of income tax data and college registration. The Source is “Mobility Report Cards: The Roll of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility”, by Raj … Continue reading

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