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Income Mobility

  • Markus Jantti

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    (Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, Sweden)

  • Stephen P. Jenkins

    (Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics, UK and ISER, University of Essex, IZA, Bonn.)

We survey the literature on income mobility, aiming to provide an integrated discussion of mobility within- and between-generations. We review mobility concepts, descriptive devices, measurement methods, data sources, and recent empirical evidence.

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