Inequality and the Family in Latin America
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Center for Education and Social Studies
IDB Working Paper No. 325
In this paper, social mobility is measured by looking at the extent to which family background determines socioeconomic success. An index of social mobility for developing countries is proposed based on the correlation of schooling gaps between siblings.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 48
Date posted: April 21, 2011