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Share of sons of fathers in the bottom earnings fifth ending up in the bottom or top two-fifths as adults, by country

Source: Authors' analysis of Jantti et al. (2006, Table 12)

Updated May 16, 2012

Documentation and methodology

Data are from Jantti et al. (2006), Table 12, “Intergenerational Mobility Tables—Earnings Quintile Group Transition Matrices Corrected for Age for Fathers and Sons.” These results include only those father-son pairs that have non-zero earnings (wages).

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