Intergenerational Mobility and Higher Education in America: New Findings from Big Data

Which colleges and universities account for the most upward mobility? And how is this changing over time?  Recent research on these questions using big data has provided the most detailed picture yet of student backgrounds and long-term outcomes for colleges and universities of all types.  Prof. Friedman will present key findings from this research to offer a new perspective on student success in higher education in America and suggest new directions for policies to improve opportunities for all students.