Though it doesn’t paint the whole picture, financial capital represents a whole lot of the influence behind economic mobility. The last, and most obvious, installment in our analysis of economic capital’s effect on realizing the American Dream explores financial capital. Financial Capital: The zeroes in your savings account In the context of intergenerational mobility, referring … Continue reading Financial Capital: Moving Up The Ladder In The Modern Economy
Our series on the modern economy ends with what lies ahead: the future economy. In this final installment, we dive into completely unchartered territory as we predict what the future economy will look like for our sure-to-be-kick-ass offspring. These predictions are of those jumping into the workforce around the year 2040, or as we will … Continue reading What Will the Future Economy Look Like? Welcome to 2040.
Our exploration of the formation of the modern economy picks up in the aftermath of the dot-com crash that cost our drunk uncle a pretty penny. Our rollercoaster economy spent the early years of the millennium clinking and clanking back up to the top of the track. But, it was the stomach-churning drop into the … Continue reading How the Great Recession Shaped Millennial Careers