from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The property of being mobile or easily movable; susceptibility of motion or movement; readiness to move or change in response to impulse or slight force; hence, changeableness: as, mobility of features.
- noun Movement; motion.
- noun (mob-il′ i-ti). The populace; the mob: a use suggested by nobility.
- noun In phytogeography, the inherent capacity of a plant for migration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being mobile.
- noun Humorous The mob; the lower classes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable The condition of being
- noun countable A measure of the extent to which something is mobile
- noun countable The
movementof people or things
- noun uncountable Ease of movement between economic conditions
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the quality of moving freely
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"This is still a low point in mobility, which is the lifeblood of our labor market and is important for young people."
Distributing small and medium sized packets thro poor roads, over long distances, into deep pockets of rural India and getting the stockiest to trust the mobility is a Herculean task.
“This is still a low point in mobility, which is the lifeblood of our labor market and is important for young people.”
The marines that went back with our camera that shot this, believe this is what they refer to as a mobility kill.
To count this increase in income as a component of "mobility" is to use a significantly different definition of mobility than was employed in the other studies discussed above.
But I think that labor mobility is a really good thing.
One optimistic indicator of mobility is that wealth differences across siblings remain fairly high.
Your explanation of how modern economist calculate intergenerational income mobility is completely wrong.
Income mobility is measured by tracking the longitudinal incomes of a group of a people and then comparing their end results against * society* and against their beginning results.
Social mobility is measured by tracking the longitudinal incomes (and social status if you like) of a group of people and then comparing their end results against * each other*.