Intergenerational Inequality: A Sociological Perspective
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AbstractWhen economists are concerned with the inheritance of inequality, they typically focus on the intergenerational transmission of income or wealth. In contrast, sociologists are more likely to analyze intergenerational mobility between (and immobility in) different class positions.
CitationErikson, Robert, and John H. Goldthorpe. 2002. "Intergenerational Inequality: A Sociological Perspective." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 16 (3): 31-44. DOI: 10.1257/089533002760278695
- D31 Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
- J62 Job, Occupational, and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion