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Like father like son? Intergenerational links within occupations and public employment

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  • Juan Prieto Rodríguez

    () (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • María José Suárez Fernández

    (Universidad de Oviedo)

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to analyze how parents' occupations determine occupational success or employment sector of their kids. For this purpose, 1991 Encuesta de Estructura, Conciencia y Biografía de Clase and 2004 Encuesta de Calidad de Vida en el Trabajo have been used. The results indicate that family background still has a significant effect on occupational and sector choices.

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  • Juan Prieto Rodríguez & María José Suárez Fernández, 2006. "Like father like son? Intergenerational links within occupations and public employment," Hacienda Pública Española, IEF, vol. 178(3), pages 81-111, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:hpe:journl:y:2006:v:178:i:3:p:81-111
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    Keywords

    Intergenerational mobility; occupational attainment; public employment.;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J45 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Public Sector Labor Markets

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