Costs of Upward Social Mobility
​The center’s work in Costs of Upward Social Mobility examines racial/ethnic differences in depression, including the effects of socioeconomic position (SEP), racial discrimination, and social context on depression. The research focuses on the relationship between of income level and depression among African American men; whether racial discrimination undermines the effects of higher SEP; and the intersection of life course SEP, depressive symptoms, and self-rated health.