A Broken Social Elevator? How to Promote Social Mobility

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Communicative Functions in Children Raised in Three Different Social Contexts in Colombia: The Key Issue of Joint Attention
Results for the communicative functions, namely social interaction, joint attention (JA), and behavior regulation (BR), showed that the only function with no significant differences across SES was joint attention, supporting the hypothesis that the development of this function may be universal, in light of the fact that the Wayuú not only differed in terms of their socioeconomic status but also in their culture.
Generational Aspects of Inclusive Growth
Sharing economic benefits equitably across all segments of society includes addressing the specific challenges of different generations. At present, youth and elderly are particularly vulnerable to
Adapting welfare states and social security systems to the challenges of population ageing has been high on the policy agenda at least since the Second World Assembly on Ageing in April 2002. Related
Analyzing the roadblocks of Intergenerational Mobility: A year-to-year analysis of a national cohort of students
What are the factors that a ect social mobility? How are early adulthood educational and labor trajectories correlated with intergenerational mobility? This paper presents three contributions to the
Exploring the relation between income mobility and inequality at the regional level using EU-SILC microdata
This paper investigates empirically the impact of labour-related income inequality on income mobility in French and Spanish NUTS2 regions. We explore whether the negative relation between income
Rethinking Causality Through Children’s Literacies
  • J. Barreiro
  • Sociology
    Transforming Language and Literacy Education
  • 2020
Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK:New evidence using the BHPS and Understanding Society
Using a new dataset combining the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society, I estimate the intergenerational income elasticity in the UK for individuals born between 1973 and 1991.
Intergenerational transmission of disadvantage in Australia
This paper provides an overview of the Australian evidence on the extent to which socioeconomic disadvantage is transmitted from one generation to the next. While there is a large literature on the
Turning Globalization 4.0 into a Real and Sustainable Success for All Stakeholders
  • Ivo Pezzuto
  • Economics
    Journal of Governance and Regulation
  • 2019
The paper aims to provide an overview of the major opportunities and challenges of the fourth phase of globalization in the current macro scenario characterized by a high level of economic and


Roots of the Radical Right: Nostalgic Deprivation in the United States and Britain
Following trends in Europe over the past decade, support for the Radical Right has recently grown more significant in the United States and the United Kingdom. While the United Kingdom has witnessed
Social mobility and the well-being of individuals.
  • T. Chan
  • Economics
    The British journal of sociology
  • 2018
The dissociative thesis that intergenerational social mobility has detrimental effects on the social relationships and wellbeing of individuals is tested using data from the British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society, finding no support for Sorokin's thesis.
Basic Income as a Policy Option: Illustrating costs and distributional implications for selected countries. Technical background note http://www.oecd.org/employment/future-of-work.htm
  • 2017
Inefficient Short-Time Work
This paper shows that the reforms which expanded short-time work in France after the great 2008-2009 recession were largely to the benefit of large firms which are recurrent short-time work users. We
Movin’ on Up? How Perceptions of Social Mobility Affect Our Willingness to Defend the System
Three studies tested whether perceived social mobility—beliefs about the likelihood to move up and down the socioeconomic ladder—can condition people’s tendency to engage in system justification, finding that exposure to low social mobility frames consistently reduced defense of the overarching societal system.
Inequality of Opportunity and Aggregate Economic Performance
Economists have developed an extensive literature examining the relationships between inequality of outcomes and growth, but few research papers have investigated the relationship between inequality
The Impacts of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility I: Childhood Exposure Effects
We show that the neighborhoods in which children grow up shape their earnings, college attendance rates, and fertility and marriage patterns by studying more than seven million families who move
Capital in the 21st Century
On 19 December 2014, the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the Bank of England hosted a discussion forum based around Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the twenty-first century, with a number
Disability and Labour Market Intergration, Analytical Paper, European Commission
  • 2015