Type
Working paper
Title
The effect of parental background along the son's earnings distribution : does one model fit for all?
Author(s)
RAITANO Michele - Department of Economics and Law (Author)
VONA Francesco - Observatoire français des conjonctures économiques (Author)
VITTORI Claudia - Department of Social and Policy Sciences (Bath) (Author)
Editor
Paris : OFCE
Collection
Working Paper de l'OFCE : 2015-18
Keywords
Intergenerational inequality, International comparison, Unconditional quantile regressions
Abstract
EN
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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