Intergenerational Income Mobility and Redistributive Policy

  • Mareike Schad

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Mareike Schad
    Pages 1-4
  3. Intergenerational Income Mobility and Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Mareike Schad
      Pages 7-9
    3. Mareike Schad
      Pages 11-18
    4. Mareike Schad
      Pages 81-83
  4. Social Beliefs about Income Mobility and the Demand for Redistribution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Mareike Schad
      Pages 87-90
    3. Mareike Schad
      Pages 91-94
    4. Mareike Schad
      Pages 95-128
    5. Mareike Schad
      Pages 133-135
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 137-172

About this book


Mareike Schad examines how redistributive policy measures influence intergenerational income mobility, taking into account various facets of the parent-child connection. In the first part, the author investigates the impact of education and education policy on income mobility both theoretically and empirically. The second part addresses individual beliefs regarding the determinants of personal economic success and their effect on income mobility within a society.


  • Education Policy and Intergenerational Income Mobility
  • Intergenerational Income Persistence in Germany: the Role of Education and Occupation
  • Social Beliefs about Income Mobility and Redistributive Politics

 Target Groups

  • Researchers, students, and practitioners in the fields of economics with a focus on distribution policy, education economy, education policy, political economy

 The Author

Dr. Mareike Schad obtained her doctorate from the Technische Universität München, where she still works at the Lehrstuhl für Volkswirtschaftslehre. Her research interests are distribution policy, education economy and political economy.


Distribution Policy Economic Success Education Economy Education Policy Political Economy

Authors and affiliations

  • Mareike Schad
    • 1
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für VolkswirtschaftslehreTechnische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany

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