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Combining four surveys conducted over a forty year period, Leigh calculates intergenerational earnings elasticities for Australia, using predicted earnings in parents’ occupations as a proxy for actual parental earnings. In the most recent survey, the elasticity of sons’ wages with respect to fathers’ wages is...
This paper investigates the relationship between inequality and intergenerational mobility, comparing fathers' estimated earnings with the earnings of their sons.
The authors find that sons who grew up in countries that were more unequal in the 1970s were less likely to have experienced social...
Two of the less commonly discussed impacts of immigration are the relationship between ethno-linguistic diversity and interpersonal trust, and between diversity and support for a generous welfare state. In this paper, Andrew Leigh assesses the evidence on trust and diversity, reviews data on trust and...