How important is cultural background for the level of intergenerational mobility?
No 11-12, Working Papers from University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Department of Economics
Using results on brother correlations in permanent earnings for different groups of second generation immigrants based on administrative data from Denmark, this letter analyzes the role of cultural background in the determination of the level of intergenerational mobility. The results indicate that cultural background is not a major determinant of the level of intergenerational economic mobility
Keywords: Intergenerational mobility; Sibling correlations (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J62 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 13 pages
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Journal Article: How important is cultural background for the level of intergenerational mobility? (2012)
Journal Article: How Important Is Cultural Background for the Level of Intergenerational Mobility? (2012)
Working Paper: How important is cultural background for the level of intergenerational mobility? (2011)
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