Pa. Workers More 'Upwardly Mobile'
A new study of government economic data finds that Pennsylvania residents are more upwardly mobile than average, attaining greater heights on the earnings ladder than residents of most other states.
Researchers at Pew's Economic Mobility Project on Wednesday released the first state-by-state look at economic mobility, the ability of workers to improve their financial lot over time compared to their peers.
"The fact that different states' residents experience different rates of mobility means that where you live really matters," said Erin Currier, project manager of the Economic Mobility Project at the Pew Center for the States.
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