Income Mobility

232 Pages Posted: 30 Nov 2013

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Markus Jantti

Stockholm University

Stephen P. Jenkins

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)

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Date Written: November 2013

Abstract

We survey the literature on income mobility, aiming to provide an integrated discussion of mobility within- and between-generations. We review mobility concepts, descriptive devices, measurement methods, data sources, and recent empirical evidence.

Keywords: Intragenerational mobility, intergenerational mobility, income mobility, earnings mobility

JEL Classification: D31, I30

Suggested Citation

Jantti, Markus and Jenkins, Stephen P., Income Mobility (November 2013). SOEPpaper No. 607. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2361037 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2361037

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Stephen P. Jenkins

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration ( email )

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