More inequality, less social mobility

We investigate the relationship between inequality and intergenerational mobility. Proxying fathers' earnings with using detailed occupational data, we find that sons who grew up in countries that were more unequal in the 1970s were less likely to have experienced social mobility by the late-19...

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Volume: 16
Main Author: Andrews, Dan
Leigh, Andrew
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ABINGDON Taylor & Francis 01.10.2009
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published in: Applied economics letters Vol. 16; no. 15; pp. 1489 - 1492
ORCID: 0000-0002-5639-0509
Data of publication: 10/1/2009
ISSN: 1350-4851
1466-4291
EISSN: 1466-4291
Discipline: Economics
Series: Applied Economics Letters
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