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Intergenerational Mobility
Journal Article
Multigenerational mobility among males in India

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | Most studies of intergenerational mobility focus on adjacent generations, and there is limited knowledge about multigenerational mobility—status transmission across three generations...

multigenerational mobility Occupational mobility Educational mobility
Working Paper
Whose intergenerational mobility?: A new set of estimates for Indonesia by gender, geography, and generation

Various scholars have estimated levels of intergenerational mobility in OECD countries. Fewer estimates are available for developing countries, where mobility arguably matters more due to starker differences in living standards...

Intergenerational Mobility Longitudinal data analysis Indonesia
Journal Article
Multigenerational mobility among males in India

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW | Most studies of intergenerational mobility focus on adjacent generations, and there is limited knowledge about multigenerational mobility—status transmission across three generations...

multigenerational mobility Occupational mobility Educational mobility
Book Chapter
Social mobility and horizontal inequality

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Horizontal inequality Ethnic inequality
Book Chapter
Measuring social mobility in historic and less developed societies

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Intergenerational Mobility Long-run mobility Underlying mobility
Book Chapter
Income mobility in the developing world: Recent approaches and evidence

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Intragenerational mobility Intergenerational Mobility Welfare dynamics
Book Chapter
Social mobility in developing countries: Measurement and downward mobility pitfalls

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Intergenerational Mobility Measurement Developing countries
Book Chapter
Drivers of mobility in the Global South

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Intergenerational Mobility Global south Market exclusion
Working Paper
Dynastic measures of inter-generational mobility with empirical evidence from Indonesia

We suggest a simple and flexible criterion to assess inter-generational mobility...

Intergenerational Mobility Education Welfare
Working Paper
Intergenerational mobility in occupational choices: Are there gender differences in Ghana?

Historically, the issue of intergenerational evolution of income, wealth, and socioeconomic status has been the subject of considerable research in the analysis of inequality...

Intergenerational Mobility socioeconomic status Occupational choice
Book Chapter
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Intergenerational Mobility Equality of opportunity Education
Book Chapter
India: Inequality trends and dynamics, the bird’s-eye and the granular perspectives

From the book: Inequality in the Developing World

Inequality Decomposition Welfare dynamics
Working Paper
Multigenerational mobility in India

Most studies of intergenerational mobility focus on adjacent generations, and there is limited knowledge about multigenerational mobility—that is, status transmission across three generations...

multigenerational mobility Occupational mobility Educational mobility
Presentation
Maria Lo Bue and Khoa Vu to present in YoDEV Webinar Series

Maria Lo Bue and Khoa Vu will present their work from the Social mobility in the Global South project on intergenerational mobility in Viet Nam. This presentation is a part of the Young Development Economists Webinar Series and will take place at 15...

14 January 2021
Online
Past event
Working Paper
Is there a gender bias in intergenerational mobility?: Evidence from Cameroon

We examine the intergenerational mobility of women relative to men, using paired mother-daughter and father-son data on occupation and education for Cameroon...

Occupational mobility Educational mobility Intergenerational Mobility
Working Paper
Measuring social mobility rates in earlier and less-documented societies

In societies where surnames are inherited from parents, we can use these names to estimate rates of intergenerational mobility...

Intergenerational Mobility Long-run mobility Underlying mobility
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