Income Inequality or Economic Mobility – Which Is More Important?

Which is more important, income inequality or economic mobility? What’s the difference, and can the two really be separated? Scott Winship is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute who says that mobility — the ability for “the daughter of a fast food worker to become a CEO” — is the bigger concern. In this interview, he lays out a “conservative opportunity agenda” — his ideas for improving opportunity and mobility for America’s poor.