Markus Jäntti*; Stephen P. Jenkins†,‡,§ * Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden† Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics, London, UK‡ ISER, University of Essex, Colchester, UK§ IZA, Bonn, Bonn, Germany
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.
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