Category Archives: Upward Mobility

The Club of Rome World Projections to the Year 2050

“Transformation is feasible”.  “How to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Within Planetary Boundaries.” A Report to the Club of Rome from the Stockholm Resilience Center and the BI Norwegian Business School.  They use a model with many development factors to … Continue reading

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No Racial Discrimination in College Admissions, Really?

No Racial Discrimination in College Admissions, Really? The point is simple. Minorities have been discriminated against all of their lives, and their parents’ lives, and so on. Attention to a full student evaluation for minorities is the last attempt to … Continue reading

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Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates

Please Teach Trump What Bastille Day Celebrates Trump, having witnessed the Bastille Day or French National Day Parade, has decided that he needs that pomp of having a July 4 Parade next year showing off our military hardware. France’s parade … Continue reading

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Trump’s Racist and Bigoted Anthem of Refugees as Deadly Snakes

Trump’s Racist and Bigoted Anthem of Refugees as Deadly Snakes   In the landmark 100 day Trump-Trods-Triumphant speech in Pennsylvania, Trump tripled down on the song “The Snake”. Trump has made it clear that he means this as applying to … Continue reading

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UC Irvine Return on Investment by Major for Your College Degree

PayScale has put out its Return On Investment (ROI) results for twenty years after graduation for 2017.  It computes an overall graduate ROI, and separate ROIs for eight majors or groups of majors.  The PayScale ROI website is http://www.payscale.com/college-roi The … 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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