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Demography (2010) 47 (2): 369–392.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Julie Park; Dowell Myers Abstract The new second generation of the post-1965 immigration era is observed as children with their parents in 1980 and again as adults 25 years later. Intergenerational mobility is assessed for both men and women in four major racial/ethnic groups, both in regard...
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Demography (2004) 41 (4): 629–648.
Published: 01 November 2004
... from the National Longitudinal Surveys and a model of population renewal that takes into account intergenerational mobility and differential fertility across groups that are defined by poverty status and family structure. Our results suggest that current rates of intergenerational inheritance have...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1547–1565.
Published: 03 July 2018
...Thor Berger Abstract Intergenerational mobility has remained stable over recent decades in the United States but varies sharply across the country. In this article, I document that areas with more prevalent slavery by the outbreak of the Civil War exhibit substantially less upward mobility today. I...
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Published: 01 February 2021
Fig. 1 Intergenerational mobility by immigrant parents' U.S. and origin country occupation. High- and low-skilled refer to premigration occupational status. Occupational rank is based on the 4-point scale, where 1 = labor/service, 2 =  trade/craft, 3 = lower white-collar, and 4 =  professional More
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Published: 01 February 2021
Fig. 1 Intergenerational mobility by immigrant parents' U.S. and origin country occupation. High- and low-skilled refer to premigration occupational status. Occupational rank is based on the 4-point scale, where 1 = labor/service, 2 =  trade/craft, 3 = lower white-collar, and 4 =  professional More
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1601–1626.
Published: 10 September 2015
... that second-generation women experience greater status attainment than both their mothers and their male counterparts, but the earnings of second-generation women lag behind those of men. However, because white mainstream women experienced similar intergenerational mobility, many gaps between the second...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1929–1959.
Published: 20 October 2015
..., the extent to which economic status is transmitted from one generation to the next has long been of interest to social scientists and policy-makers. 2 India serves as an excellent case study for intergenerational mobility for two reasons. First, Indian society has historically been characterized...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 541–569.
Published: 17 March 2017
... inequality between groups defined by childhood family structure. Using National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data, I combine parametric and nonparametric methods to reveal how family structure moderates intergenerational income mobility in the United States. I find that individuals raised outside stable two...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 249–269.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Cassandra Robertson; Rourke O’Brien Abstract New estimates of intergenerational economic mobility reveal substantial variation in the spatial distribution of opportunity in the United States. Efforts to explain this variation in economic mobility have conspicuously omitted health despite it being...
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Demography (2018) 55 (4): 1507–1545.
Published: 15 June 2018
...Haley McAvay Abstract Building on emerging research into intergenerational contextual mobility, I use longitudinal data from France (1990–2008) to investigate the extent to which second-generation immigrants and the French majority continue to live in similar neighborhood environments during...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 219–245.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Fig. 1 Intergenerational mobility by immigrant parents' U.S. and origin country occupation. High- and low-skilled refer to premigration occupational status. Occupational rank is based on the 4-point scale, where 1 = labor/service, 2 =  trade/craft, 3 = lower white-collar, and 4 =  professional...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 59–82.
Published: 27 December 2017
.... Contrary to existing research and theory, our results reveal that educational attainment obtained after children’s births is not associated with an improvement in children’s skills. Such findings offer substantial refinement to a long-standing model of intergenerational mobility by suggesting...
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Demography (2011) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 27 January 2011
...Robert D. Mare Abstract The study of intergenerational mobility and most population research are governed by a two-generation (parent-to-offspring) view of intergenerational influence, to the neglect of the effects of grandparents and other ancestors and nonresident contemporary kin. While...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 11–22.
Published: 01 March 1968
... by the United States Bureau of the Census in March, 1962, gives tables on intergenerational mobility (father's occupation to first job and father's occupation to 1962 occupation) and on intragenerational mobility (first job to 1962 occupation). The mobility tables for Negro and non-Negro men aged 25–64 years...
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Demography (2014) 51 (5): 1641–1665.
Published: 04 October 2014
... intergenerational mobility and income volatility (Mason 2007 ). Future work could assess how recent volatility and public policies relate to measures of academic achievement, health, and socioemotional well-being during childhood using data on low-income families. Such indicators are precursors to adult...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 321–343.
Published: 08 November 2018
...Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez; Eduardo M. Medina-Cortina Abstract In many Latin American countries, census data on race and skin color are scarce or nonexistent. In this study, we contribute to understanding how skin color affects intergenerational social mobility in Mexico. Using a novel data set, we...
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Demography (2019) 56 (1): 367–390.
Published: 28 November 2018
... in the intergenerational mobility literature that social mobility is lower in the United States than in many advanced nations (Corak 2006 ; Solon 2002 ). Recent work has sought to understand when in the life course the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) on children’s life chances in the United States begins to diverge...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 543–567.
Published: 24 March 2015
... are consistently lower in migrant than in nonmigrant families (Aydemir et al. 2013 ; Bauer and Riphahn 2006 ; Borjas 1992 ; Dustmann 2008 ; Gang and Zimmermann 2000 ; Nielsen et al. 2003 ; Riphahn 2003 ). 2 Two recent studies, an OECD review of intergenerational mobility studies by d’Addio ( 2007 :57...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 357–361.
Published: 01 August 2001
... and the third generations than suggested by those authors. 14 1 2011 © Population Association of America 2001 2001 Ethnic Group Immigrant Group Literacy Rate General Social Survey Intergenerational Mobility CONVERGENCE OF ETHNIC SKILL DIFFERENTIALS 357 Demography, Volume 38-Number 3...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1011–1037.
Published: 01 June 2021
... background and estimate its association with child education, as done in research on intergenerational mobility ( Björklund and Jäntti 2012 ). Rather, sibling correlations are influenced by all characteristics that are transmitted across generations and provide a composite measure of the impact of all...
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