Journal Article

Opportunity and Social Mobility

Christopher Phelan

in The Review of Economic Studies

Published on behalf of Review of Economic Studies Ltd

Volume 73, issue 2, pages 487-504
Published in print April 2006 | ISSN: 0034-6527
Published online April 2006 | e-ISSN: 1467-937X | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-937X.2006.00384.x
Opportunity and Social Mobility

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This paper argues that both unequal opportunity and social mobility are necessary implications of an efficient societal arrangement when incentives must be provided.

Keywords: D31; P10; Z13

Journal Article.  8257 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Capitalist Systems ; Microeconomics ; Economic Sociology

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