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How Mobile Is India?: Social Mobility Patterns and Trends

Divya Vaid

in Uneven Odds: Social Mobility in Contemporary India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199480142
eISBN:
9780199097753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480142.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Population and Demography

Social mobility includes absoulte mobility, that is, raw numbers of people who move up, down, or remain stable; and relative mobility, that is, mobility controlling for structural change. This ... More


Mobility among Women in Nineteenth-Century Dublin

Jacinta Prunty

in Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578.007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the mobility patterns of women in nineteenth-century Dublin, and explores how poor women struggled to survive in Dublin from 1868 to 1875. Using the records of 60 individual ... More


Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in the West German Private Sector, 1993–2000

Holger Alda, Lutz Bellmann, and Hermann Gartner

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter discusses the macroeconomic environment for German firms in the 1990s, referring more deeply to labor market institutions that are affecting the wage and mobility patterns. It utilizes ... More


Wage Structure, Raises, and Mobility: An Introduction to International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages within and across Firms

Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter uses data from Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and the United States to review the general patterns about firm wage structure, ... More


Progress, Decline, Stagnation?: The New Second Generation Comes of Age

Min Zhou

in Strangers at the Gates: New Immigrants in Urban America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230927
eISBN:
9780520927711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230927.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the prospects of mobility for today's second generation. It determines that, in general, the second generation is exceeding the first on a number of indicators, such as ... More


Property without Markets: Who Got What as Markets Failed

Jane R. Zavisca

in Housing the New Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450372
eISBN:
9780801464300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450372.003.0004
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the inequalities that emerged in Russia after housing was privatized but not fully commodified. It contrasts empirical trends in housing inequality in Russia with the ... More


Wage Structure and Labor Mobility in the United States

John M. Abowd, John Haltiwanger, and Julia Lane

in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470504
eISBN:
9780226470511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470511.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter investigates the sources of variation in two core outcomes of interest to economists in the United States—the earnings distribution and mobility patterns—and presents a brief literature ... More


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