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An Analysis of the Impact of Sample Attrition on the Second Generation of Respondents in the Michigan Panel Study of Income Dynamics

  • Peter Gottschalk

    ()

    (Boston College)

  • John Fitzgerald

    (Bowdoin College)

  • Robert Moffitt

    (Johns Hopkins University)

Only a few studies have tried to estimate the trend in the elasticity of children's economic status with respect to parents' economic status, and these studies produce conflicting results. In an attempt to reconcile these findings, we use the Panel Study ...

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Paper provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Boston College Working Papers in Economics with number 399.

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Length: 66 pages
Date of creation: 01 Dec 1997
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Handle: RePEc:boc:bocoec:399
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