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Like father like son? Intergenerational links within occupations and public employment

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  • Juan Prieto Rodríguez

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    (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • María José Suárez Fernández

    (Universidad de Oviedo)

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The objective of this paper is to analyze how parents' occupations determine occupational success or employment sector of their kids. For this purpose, 1991 Encuesta de Estructura, Conciencia y Biografía de Clase and 2004 Encuesta de Calidad de Vida en el Trabajo have been used. The results indicate that family background still has a significant effect on occupational and sector choices.

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Article provided by IEF in its journal Hacienda Pública Española/Revista de Economía Pública.

Volume (Year): 178 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 81-111

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Handle: RePEc:hpe:journl:y:2006:v:178:i:3:p:81-111

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Keywords: Intergenerational mobility; occupational attainment; public employment.;

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