How Wrong Were We? Dependent Interviewing, Self-Reports and Measurement Error in Occupational Mobility

@inproceedings{Perales2014HowWW,
  title={How Wrong Were We? Dependent Interviewing, Self-Reports and Measurement Error in Occupational Mobility},
  author={Francisco Perales},
  year={2014}
}
Occupation is a central concept in sociology and economics and individual change in occupation is of major importance to literatures on wage determination, human capital, careers and social mobility. The collection of occupational data in surveys, particularly panel surveys, is challenging due to measurement error, and observed rates of occupational mobility are argued to be overestimated. We use a methodological discontinuity in the collection of occupational data from independent interviewing… CONTINUE READING

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