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Income Dynamics and Social Mobility

John Hills

in Inequality and the State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276646
eISBN:
9780191601644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Presents evidence on income dynamics, using data from longitudinal surveys that track what has happened to the same people over time. Discusses what such information can tell us, and why it might be ... More


Network Dynamism: History and Lessons of the Colorado Springs Study

Martina Morris

in Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269013
eISBN:
9780191601330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269017.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the pioneering longitudinal partial network data collected by the Colorado Springs research team in 1990-95 to assess HIV and STD transmission potential in the region. The ... More


The Effect of Homeownership on Labour Mobility in the Netherlands *

Michiel van Leuvensteijn and Pierre Koning

in Homeownership and the Labour Market in Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543946
eISBN:
9780191701320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543946.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In order to verify the endogeneity bias and the spurious correlation of residential tenure and labour force flexibility, and to classify the effects of the former to the latter and vice versa, the ... More


Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Stephen P. Jenkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Britain's income distribution is like a multi-story apartment building with the numbers of residents on the different floors corresponding to the concentration of people at different income levels in ... More


Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Dora L. Costa (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The twentieth century saw significant increases in both life expectancy and retirement rates—changes that have had dramatic impacts on nearly every aspect of society and the economy. Forecasting ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter draws together the main themes and lessons of the book referring in turn to concepts, research findings and policy implications, data and measures, and modelling approaches. It proposes ... More


Introduction: Longitudinal Perspectives on the Income Distribution

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This introductory chapter explains why longitudinal perspectives on income distribution are valuable to have. In addition to being relevant for assessing the degree of income inequality and poverty, ... More


Sources of Longitudinal Data on Income: Household Panel Surveys in Context

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the different sources of longitudinal data on income, focusing on administrative record data and household panel surveys (of which the British Household Panel Survey used in ... More


Econometrics of Panel Data: Methods and Applications

Erik Biørn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198753445
eISBN:
9780191815072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753445.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Panel data is a data type increasingly used in research in economics, social sciences, and medicine. Its primary characteristic is that the data variation goes jointly over space (e.g. individuals, ... More


Summary and conclusions

Stephen P. Jenkins, Andrea Brandolini, John Micklewright, and Brian Nolan

in The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671021
eISBN:
9780191750601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671021.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The final chapter summarizes what the six country case studies, together with the evidence from the 21 OECD countries provided in Chapter 2, suggest about the short-term distributional impact of the ... More


Perspectives on Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Theoretical and Methodological Issues

Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika

in Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa: Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198799283
eISBN:
9780191839641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799283.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter frames the book in terms of the recent debates on smallholder agriculture and the empirical context of sub-Saharan Africa and presents the aims of the book. Moreover, it outlines the ... More


Bridging the Gaps between Engineering Education and Practice

Samantha R. Brunhaver, Russell F. Korte, Stephen R. Barley, and Sheri D. Sheppard

in U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the disjunctures between engineering education and practice to identify ways to better connect the two. Qualitative interviews with engineering students and new engineers are ... More


Empirical Methodology

Michael Beenstock

in Heredity, Family, and Inequality: A Critique of Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016926
eISBN:
9780262301381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016926.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines issues relating to empirical methodology and hypothesis testing. Because data on parents, children, and siblings are observational, hypotheses testing has proved difficult. This ... More


The Role of Retail: Chains National, Regional, and Industry Results

Ronald S. Jarmin, Shawn D. Klimek, and Javier Miranda

in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226172569
eISBN:
9780226172576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226172576.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter addresses the entry and exit of establishments and firms in the U.S. retail sector based on analysis of the Census Bureau's newly developed Longitudinal Business Database (LBD). It ... More


Dropout Prevention and College Prep

Bridget Terry Long

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The benefits of education are substantial in terms of both monetary and nonmonetary returns. Investments in high school dropout prevention and college preparatory programs could greatly reduce ... More


Dropout and Enrollment Trends in the Postwar Period: What Went Wrong in the 1970s?

David Card and Thomas Lemieux

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Using a variety of data sources, this chapter documents trends in school enrollment and completed schooling attainment. It assesses the role of various demand-side factors affecting the decision of ... More


The Determinants of Juvenile Crime

Steven D. Levitt and Lance Lochner

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the issue of juvenile crime in the United States. After laying out the basic facts and trends relevant to youth crime over the last three decades, it considers both the social ... More


Environment and Persistence in Youthful Drinking Patterns

Philip J. Cook and Michael J. Moore

in Risky Behavior among Youths: An Economic Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310138
eISBN:
9780226309972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309972.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Excess drinking is associated with lost productivity, traumatic injury, early death, crime and violence, and neglect of family responsibilities. These and related concerns have long engendered public ... More


The Changing Village in India: Insights from Longitudinal Research

Himanshu, Praveen Jha, and Gerry Rodgers (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461868
eISBN:
9780199086856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461868.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

India has a long-standing tradition of village studies. Within this tradition, observation of the same village or villages over long periods of time has a special place, because it highlights the ... More


The Study of Villages and the Understanding of Development: Building the Evidence

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

in How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter introduces the idea of the village study as a lens through which to examine and learn about economic development. The particular advantages of longitudinal village studies—tracking the ... More


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