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The effect of parental background along the son's earnings distribution : does one model fit for all?

Authors
  • Raitano, Michele
  • Vona, Francesco
  • Vittori, Claudia
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2015
Source
SPIRE @ SciencesPo
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Language
English
License
Green
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Abstract

This paper shows that returns to parental background increase along the sons' distribution in four EU countries. Although this indicates a common mechanism, substantial differences in returns’ steepness question the one-model-fits-all story.

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