Inertia Across Generations

  • Rajarshi Majumder
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS)


In the previous section we have reported the proportion of current generation individuals achieving higher educational and occupational level compared to their parents, separately for different castes and gender in India. In this chapter we will explore the results from such a multivariate econometric exercise involving the most recent dataset pertaining to 2004.


Poverty Status Occupational Mobility Parental Occupation Intergenerational Mobility Parental Educational Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of BurdwanBurdwanIndia

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