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Monday, March 21, 2016

'Income Inequality and Income Mobility: New Evidence from OECD Nations'

From VoxEU:

Income inequality and income mobility: New evidence from OECD nations, by Andrea Garnero, Alexander Hijzen , and Sébastien: Summary Some economists argue that income inequality suggests intra-generational mobility in society. This column provides comprehensive evidence across a large number of advanced economies on the importance of intra-generational mobility and its relationship with earnings inequality. The findings do not support the belief that higher earnings inequality necessarily goes hand-in-hand with greater mobility over the working life. Higher inequalities are not systematically compensated by higher mobility opportunities. ...

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