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An ordinal approach to the study of intergenerational opportunities for standard of living: the case of Latin America

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  • Joseph Deutsch & Jacques Silber, 2011. "An ordinal approach to the study of intergenerational opportunities for standard of living: the case of Latin America," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 9(4), pages 579-604, December.
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    DOI: 10.1007/s10888-011-9177-0
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    Keywords

    Generalized Lorenz Dominance; Inequality of opportunity; Life chances; Ordinal approach; Rank dominance; Latin America; Latinobarómetro; D31; E24; O54;
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    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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