Intergenerational Mobility of Income: The Case of Chile 1996-2006
AbstractUsing the largest household panel data available in Chile we investigate intergenerational mobility of income during the decade 1996-2006. Following recent literature we control our estimates by time-series variation in intergenerational mobility. In addition, we control for sample selection following new weight adjusting methods proposed for intergenerational mobility analysis using longitudinal data. Our results indicate low income mobility compared with developing countries and that income elasticities are higher for men. Furthermore, a cohort analysis suggests that intergenerational mobility decreased with time.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Ilades-Georgetown University, Universidad Alberto Hurtado/School of Economics and Bussines in its series ILADES-Georgetown University Working Papers with number inv237.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2009
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- Chul-In Lee & Gary Solon, 2006.
"Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility,"
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12007, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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