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Comparing economic mobility with heterogeneity indices : an application to education in Peru

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The long literature on intergenerational transmission of well-being has largerly been driven by concerns for inequality of opportunity and the persistence of low levels of well-being among certain social groups. A comparative strand of this literature seeks to compare indicators of these transmission mechanisms, i.e. mobility regimes, across societies, regions or time. In this paper I contribute to this literature by suggesting an additional way of comparing mobility regimes with indices o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Canadian International Development Agency More from this funder
International Development Research Centre More from this funder
Department for International Development More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2009-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
33
ISBN:
9781907194177
Language:
English
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2014-11-27

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