Marie Connolly

Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succ. Centre-ville
Montréal QC H3C 3P8

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Institutional Affiliation: Université du Québec à Montréal

NBER Working Papers and Publications

March 2020Parental Education Mitigates the Rising Transmission of Income between Generations
with Catherine Haeck, Jean-William P. Laliberté
in Measuring and Understanding the Distribution and Intra/Inter-Generational Mobility of Income and Wealth, Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Janet C. Gornick, Barry Johnson, and Arthur Kennickell, editors
This article provides evidence on the causal relationship between maternal education and the intergenerational transmission of income. Using a novel linkage between intergenerational income tax data and Census data for individuals born between 1963 and 1985 and their parents, we show that rank mobility has decreased over time, and that this decline was sharpest for children of mothers without a high school diploma. Using variation in compulsory schooling laws, we show that rank mobility increases as the percentage of mothers with a high school diploma increases. We find weaker evidence that mobility increases with the percentage of mothers with a university degree.
April 2019Intergenerational Mobility between and within Canada and the United States
with Miles Corak, Catherine Haeck: w25735
Intergenerational income mobility is lower in the United States than in Canada, but varies significantly within each country. Our sub-national analysis finds that the national border only partially distinguishes the close to one thousand regions we analyze within these two countries. The Canada-US border divides Central and Eastern Canada from the Great Lakes regions and the Northeast of the United States. At the same time some Canadian regions have more in common with the low mobility southern parts of the United States than with the rest of Canada, and the fact that these areas represent a much larger fraction of the American population also explains why mobility is lower in the United States.

Published: Marie Connolly & Miles Corak & Catherine Haeck, 2019. "Intergenerational Mobility Between and Within Canada and the United States," Journal of Labor Economics, vol 37(S2), pages S595-S641.

October 2016Intergenerational Mobility Between and Within Canada and the United States
with Miles Corak, Catherine Haeck
in Small Differences II: Public Policies in Canada and the United States, Philip Oreopoulos and David Card, organizers
April 2005Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music
with Alan B. Krueger: w11282
This paper considers economic issues and trends in the rock and roll industry, broadly defined. The analysis focuses on concert revenues, the main source of performers ' income. Issues considered include: price measurement; concert price acceleration in the 1990s; the increased concentration of revenue among performers; reasons for the secondary ticket market; methods for ranking performers; copyright protection; and technological change.

Published: Connolly, Marie & Krueger, Alan B., 2006. "Rockonomics: The Economics of Popular Music," Handbook of the Economics of Art and Culture, Elsevier.

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