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Sibling Correlations and Social Mobility in Latin America

Momi Dahan () and Alejandro Gaviria ()

No 1301, IDB Publications (Working Papers) from Inter-American Development Bank

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.

Keywords: social mobility; WP-395; inequality; schooling gaps (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-02
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