Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/23639
Authors: 
Napel, Stefan
Schneider, Andrea
Year of Publication: 
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
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Document Type: 
Working Paper

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