Social Mobility in Bolivia is Finally Improving!
AbstractThis paper evaluates the degree of social mobility in Bolivia, both by comparing to other Latin American countries, and by comparing social mobility at different points in time. While Bolivia had one of the lowest levels of social mobility in the region in 1997, the last 10 years have seen spectacular improvements, especially for rural and female teenagers. This is very good news, as it suggests that Bolivia has finally escaped the low mobility –low growth equilibrium where it has been stuck for so long.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas (IISEC), Universidad Católica Boliviana in its journal Revista Latinoamericana de Desarrollo Economico.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 13 ()
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Other versions of this item:
- Lykke E. Andersen, 2009. "Social Mobility in Bolivia is Finally Improving!," Development Research Working Paper Series 16/2009, Institute for Advanced Development Studies.
- Andersen, Lykke Eg, 2010. "Social Mobility in Bolivia is Finally Improving!," Documentos de trabajo 3/2010, Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas (IISEC), Universidad Católica Boliviana.
- E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- J12 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure
- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
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