Sibling Correlations and Social Mobility in Latin America

Economic Development and Cultural Change Volume 49, No. 3, April 2001: 537-554 .

IDB Working Paper No. 327

29 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last revised: 6 Oct 2013

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Alejandro Gaviria

Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics

Momi Dahan

Hebrew University of Jerusalem - School of Public Policy; CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Date Written: February 1, 1999

Abstract

In this paper, social mobility is measured by looking at the extent to which family background determines socioeconomic success. Roughly speaking, social mobility can be measure by means of two distinct types of correlations: intergenerational correlations and sibling correlations.

Suggested Citation

Gaviria, Alejandro and Dahan, Momi, Sibling Correlations and Social Mobility in Latin America (February 1, 1999). Economic Development and Cultural Change Volume 49, No. 3, April 2001: 537-554 ., IDB Working Paper No. 327, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1817192 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1817192

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