Sibling Correlations and Social Mobility in Latin America
Economic Development and Cultural Change Volume 49, No. 3, April 2001: 537-554 .
29 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last revised: 6 Oct 2013
Date Written: February 1, 1999
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.
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