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Sibling Correlations and Social Mobility in Latin America

Alejandro Gaviria () and Momi Dahan ()

No 4162, Research Department Publications from Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department

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.

Date: 1999-02
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