What is social mobility?

Why is equality of opportunity important?

What do we do about social mobility at the OECD?

Explore the factors that affect social mobility throughout life

Inequality starts at birth

Wealth and inheritance 

Unequal resources, unequal ambitions

Considerations for policymakers

Growing up unequally

Environment is key

Unequal educations

Considerations for policymakers

Spotlight: How the OECD measures child well-being

Unequal adulthoods

Finding work

Fighting discrimination

Considerations for policymakers

Spotlight: Promoting good jobs for all

Topic resources

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