Inequality and Mobility of Household Incomes in Europe. Evidence from the ECHP
AbstractIn this paper I want to shed light on two aspects of income mobility: relative total income mobility using the estimator by Fields and Ok  and equalization of long-run incomes measured by the index of Fields . The cross country comparison shows a negative relationship between total relative mobility and long-run income equalization, this results is contrary to the intuition given by Shorrocks [1978a] who stated, that higher relative mobility will cause higher equalization of incomes when the accounting period is extended.
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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2006
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- Gerhard Riener, 2012. "Inequality and mobility of household incomes in Europe: evidence from the ECHP," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(3), pages 279-288, January.
- J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
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