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Parental Occupational Status And Labour Market Outcomes In Russia

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  • Alexey Bessudnov

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    (National Research University Higher School of Economics)

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    This paper looks at the effect of parental occupational status on their children’s occupational status and earnings in Russia. The analysis based on twelve surveys conducted from 1991 to 2011 (n=21,639) demonstrates a statistically significant effect of parental occupational status on respondents’ occupational status and earnings even after controlling for respondents’ education. Contrary to previous findings (Gerber and Hout 2004), the association between social origins and destinations did not strengthen over time. The size of the effect of parental status in Russia is similar to other European countries. A separate analysis shows that monetary returns on higher education increased in post-Soviet Russia, while returns on higher education in terms of occupational status decreased.

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    Paper provided by National Research University Higher School of Economics in its series HSE Working papers with number WP BRP 36/SOC/2014.

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    Length: 26 pages
    Date of creation: 2014
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    Publication status: Published in WP BRP Series: Sociology / SOC, March 2014, pages 1-26
    Handle: RePEc:hig:wpaper:36/soc/2014

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    Keywords: returns on education; social mobility; parental occupational status; ISEI; earnings;

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    1. Gorodnichenko, Yuriy & Peter, Klara Sabirianova & Stolyarov, Dmitriy, 2009. "Inequality and Volatility Moderation in Russia: Evidence from Micro-Level Panel Data on Consumption and Income," IZA Discussion Papers 4233, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Sabirianova Klara, 2001. "The Great Human Capital Reallocation: A Study of Occupational Mobility in Transitional Russiah," EERC Working Paper Series 2k/11e, EERC Research Network, Russia and CIS.
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