Horatio Alger Meets the Mobility Tables

  title={Horatio Alger Meets the Mobility Tables},
  author={Douglas Holtz-eakin and Harvey S. Rosen and Robert R. Weathers},
  journal={Small Business Economics},
The question of how entrepreneurship relates to income mobility is cogent given the current public debate about the sources of income inequality and mobility in United States society. We examine how experience with entrepreneurship has affected an individual's place in the earnings distribution. Our basic tack is to follow individuals' positions in the income distribution over time, and to see how their mobility (or lack thereof) was affected by involvement with entrepreneurship. Our main… CONTINUE READING

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