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Sibling similarities and economic inequality in the US

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  • Bhashkar Mazumder, 2008. "Sibling similarities and economic inequality in the US," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 21(3), pages 685-701, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:21:y:2008:i:3:p:685-701 DOI: 10.1007/s00148-006-0127-2
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    Keywords

    Sibling correlation; Intergenerational mobility; J0; D3; J62;

    JEL classification:

    • J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General
    • D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
    • J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion

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