A note on the rate of intergenerational convergence of earnings
AbstractWe show that "convergence" to mean earnings in intergenerational earnings mobility models will be a function not only of the single-generation correlation of earnings, but also of the properties of the unobserved stochastic distribution of shocks to earnings.
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Volume (Year): 13 (2000)
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Note: Received: 24 March 1998/Accepted: 13 November 1998 received funds for ist "AERA Grants Program" from the National Science Foundation and the National Center of Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education) under NSF Grant #RED-9452861. Opinions reflect those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the granting agencies. Support was also received from the BYU College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences at Brigham Young University. Responsible editor: Alessandro Cigno.-->
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