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Income Mobility

Working Paper 2014-319

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.

Authors: Markus Jantti, Stephen P. Jenkins.

Keywords: Intragenerational mobility, intergenerational mobility, income mobility, earnings mobility
JEL: D31, I30.