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Fertility, Social Mobility and Long Run Inequality: Barro-Becker Families in a Bewley World


  • Marla Ripoll

    (University of Pittsburgh)

  • Juan Cordoba

    (Iowa State University)


rich individuals have less number of children. Key to the result is that the elasticity of intergenerational substitution is larger than one. We study the implications for long run inequality.

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  • Marla Ripoll & Juan Cordoba, 2014. "Fertility, Social Mobility and Long Run Inequality: Barro-Becker Families in a Bewley World," 2014 Meeting Papers 1326, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:sed014:1326

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