Sibling Correlations and Social Mobility in Latin America


  • IDB Publications (Working Papers)


  • In this paper, social mobility is measured by looking at the extent to which family background determines socioeconomic success. Roughly speaking, social mobility can be measure by means of two distinct types of correlations: intergenerational correlations and sibling correlations.

fecha de publicación

  • 1999-02

Líneas de investigación

  • Economic Development
  • Growth
  • Inequality
  • Schooling
  • Social Development
  • Social Mobility
  • WP-395


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