The childhood origins of social mobility


The Centre for Social Investigation were commissioned by the government’s Child Poverty and Social Mobility Commission (now the Social Mobility Commission) to undertake research on the origins of children’s social mobility and explore how this has changed over the past 60 years. Our report was published on 9th June 2016 and can be downloaded here. The accompanying press release is available here.

The report was featured on the BBC’s six o’clock news on 9th June with an accompanying news piece on the BBC website. Our work has also been reported in TGruffalo imagehe Times, The Telegraph (news article and opinion piece), The Financial Times, The Canary, Policy WatchThe Shropshire Star, and by news outlets as far afield as China.