Intra-generational Social Mobility and Entrepreneurship in Uruguay
AbstractThis paper follows an income-based, time-dependence approach to measure social mobility in Uruguay between 1982 and 2010. The paper finds that social mobility in Uruguay is considerable and reports evidence suggesting that this mobility is greater within cohorts of groups, such as those defined by gender or region, than between groups. Entrepreneurship and self-employment are associated with greater social mobility.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department in its series Research Department Publications with number 4795.
Date of creation: Jul 2012
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- Daniel Bukstein & Néstor Gandelman, 2012. "Intra-generational Social Mobility and Entrepreneurship in Uruguay," IDB Publications 73858, Inter-American Development Bank.
- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
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