Publications

01 Jan 03

What Lies Behind Income Mobility? Reranking and Distributional Change in Belgium, Western Germany and the USA.

Authors: VAN KERM Philippe.

Abstract: The paper presents a decomposition of income mobility indices into two basic sources: Mobility induced by a change of the income distribution shape and mobility induced by a re-ordering of individuals in the income pecking order. The decomposition procedu

Reference: VAN KERM Philippe. What Lies Behind Income Mobility? Reranking and Distributional Change in Belgium, Western Germany and the USA. CEPS/INSTEAD, 2003, IRISS Working Papers n°2003-03.