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Intergenerational persistence of educational attainment in Italy

Daniele Checchi (), Carlo Fiorio () and Marco Leonardi ()

Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 1, 229-232

Abstract: In this paper we suggest a simple decomposition of the correlation coefficient of education to account for the different intergenerational mobility of subgroups of the population, which is of key importance from a policy perspective.

Keywords: Educational attainment; Intergenerational mobility; Correlation coefficient (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I21 I28 J62 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.10.033

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