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Friday, December 20, 2013

Manufacturing and Economic Mobility

Via Equitablog:

Guest Post: Data Mash-up — Manufacturing and Economic Mobility, by Carter Price, Senior Mathematician: We took two of this year’s most interesting data-centric economic analyses related to equitable growth and started looking for insights that come from putting them together. Specifically, we used the data Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, and Emmanuel Saez compiled on economic mobility and the industry/trade data used by David Autor, David Dorn and Gordon Hanson in their work on the effects of the decline in manufacturing. A quick analysis of the data found some interesting relationships and we encourage graduate students to take a look at these data sets (or other data sets too) and send us any interesting stories about equitable growth that come out in at most three graphs and a few hundred words.  We’ll ask the authors of the most interesting submissions to write them up to get posted on the Equitablog. Send submissions as a word document to nbunker at equitablegrowth dot org by the end of February 2014. We hope to make this a periodic feature. ...

    Posted by on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 10:24 AM in Economics, Income Distribution | Permalink  Comments (10)



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