Making mobility visible: a graphical device
AbstractThis paper suggests a method of depicting mobility processes of income or earnings. It makes use of nonparametric quantile regression based on bivariate kernel density estimation. The method is illustrated with a comparison of German and US income mobility. --
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Volume (Year): 59 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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