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Tools for income mobility analysis


  • Philippe Van Kerm



A set of Stata routines to help analysis of `income mobility' are presented and illustrated. Income mobility is taken here as the pattern of income change from one time period to another within an income distribution. Multiple approaches have been advocated to assess the magnitude of income mobility. The macros presented provide tools for estimating several measures of income mobility, e.g. the Shorrocks (JET 1978) or King (Econometrica 1983) indices or summary statistics for transition matrices.

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  • Philippe Van Kerm, 2002. "Tools for income mobility analysis," Dutch-German Stata Users' Group Meetings 2002 9, Stata Users Group.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:dsug02:9

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