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Measurement of income mobility: a re-examination

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  • Kai-yuen Tsui, 2009. "Measurement of income mobility: a re-examination," Social Choice and Welfare, Springer;The Society for Social Choice and Welfare, vol. 33(4), pages 629-645, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:sochwe:v:33:y:2009:i:4:p:629-645
    DOI: 10.1007/s00355-009-0383-7
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