What Americans Think About Poverty, Wealth, and Work

98 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2019

Date Written: September 24, 2019


The Cato 2019 Welfare, Work, and Wealth National Survey of 1,700 Americans investigates attitudes toward the rich and the poor and examines what Americans believe about work, welfare, and social mobility.

Keywords: wealth, income, income inequality, social mobility, welfare, socialism, capitalism, public perception

JEL Classification: A1, A14, J00, I2, I20, I31, I39, P1, P10, P19, P2, P20, P29

Suggested Citation

Ekins, Emily E., What Americans Think About Poverty, Wealth, and Work (September 24, 2019). The Cato 2019 Welfare, Wealth, and Work National Survey, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3490898

Emily E. Ekins (Contact Author)

Cato Institute ( email )

1000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20001-5403
United States

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