The Impacts of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility I: Childhood Exposure Effects
NBER Working Paper No. 23001
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An earlier version of this paper was circulated as Part I of “The Impacts of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility: Childhood Exposure Effects and County Level Estimates.” The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Internal Revenue Service or the U.S. Treasury Department. This work is a component of a larger project examining the effects of tax expenditures on the budget deficit and economic activity. All results based on tax data in this paper are constructed using statistics originally reported in the SOI Working Paper “The Economic Impacts of Tax Expenditures: Evidence from Spatial Variation across the U.S.,” approved under IRS contract TIRNO-12-P-00374. We thank Gary Chamberlain, Maximilian Kasy, Lawrence Katz, Jesse Shapiro, and numerous seminar participants for helpful comments and discussions. Sarah Abraham, Alex Bell, Augustin Bergeron, Michael Droste, Niklas Flamang, Jamie Fogel, Robert Fluegge, Nikolaus Hildebrand, Alex Olssen, Jordan Richmond, Benjamin Scuderi, Priyanka Shende, and our other pre-doctoral fellows provided outstanding research assistance. This research was funded by the National Science Foundation, the Lab for Economic Applications and Policy at Harvard, Stanford University, and Laura and John Arnold Foundation. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.