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Title:Intergenerational talent transmission, inequality, and social mobility PDF Logo
Authors:Napel, Stefan
Schneider, Andrea
Issue Date:2006
Series/Report no.:Diskussionspapier / Helmut-Schmidt-Universität Hamburg, Fächergruppe Volkswirtschaftslehre 52
Abstract:The paper investigates the effects of intra-family talent transmission when human capital exhibits indivisibilities and parental financing of education involves borrowing constraints. Positive talent correlation reduces social mobility but steady state inequality and macroeconomic history-dependence are not affected.
Subjects:Intergenerational mobility
Inequality
Occupational choice
Historydependence
JEL:O15
J62
E25
J24
I21
D91
D31
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:gbv:705-opus-16853
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Diskussionspapiere, Fächergruppe VWL, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität

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