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Economic approach to intergenerational mobility: Measures, methods, and challenges in developing countries

From the book: Social mobility in developing countries

Social mobility Intergenerational elasticity Developing countries
Working Paper
How far does the apple really fall from the tree?: Practical guidance on measuring intergenerational mobility from a simulation framework

Despite the importance attributed to intergenerational educational mobility in the process of development, there remains little consensus on how mobility should be measured...

Mobility Measurement error Sample truncation
Working Paper
What’s behind pro-poor growth?: The role of shocks and measurement error

Standard growth incidence curves describe how growth episodes impact on the overall income distribution...

Measurement error Shocks Pro-poor
Working Paper
Are you what you consume?: Impact of food, soft drinks, and coffee on cognitive and non-cognitive test scores

Cognitive and non-cognitive tests are key factors in many aspects of economics, especially within labour market analysis...

Cognitive test Non-cognitive test Measurement error
Working Paper
Economic approach to intergenerational mobility: Measures, methods, and challenges in developing countries

This paper provides a critical survey and synthesis of the recent economic literature on intergenerational mobility in developing countries, with a focus on data and methodological challenges...

Social mobility Intergenerational elasticity Developing countries
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