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  • Markus Jantti

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    (Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, Sweden)

  • Stephen P. Jenkins

    (Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics, UK and ISER, University of Essex, IZA, Bonn.)

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We survey the literature on income mobility, aiming to provide an integrated discussion of mobility within- and between-generations. We review mobility concepts, descriptive devices, measurement methods, data sources, and recent empirical evidence.

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Keywords: Intragenerational mobility; intergenerational mobility; income mobility; earnings mobility;

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