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Miles Corak

The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Department of Economics
and Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

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Institutional Affiliation: City University of New York

NBER Working Papers and Publications

April 2019Intergenerational Mobility between and within Canada and the United States
with Marie Connolly, 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 Marie Connolly, Catherine Haeck
in Small Differences II: Public Policies in Canada and the United States, Philip Oreopoulos and David Card, organizers
 
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