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Data Integration in Social Sciences: the earnings intergenerational mobility problem
Veronica Ballerini, Francesco Bloise, Dario Briscolini, Michele Raitano

Last modified: 2018-05-18


Merging operations on two or more datasets has become an usual need for Statistical Institutes in the last few decades. Nowadays social sciences offer the opportunity of a new application of data integration techniques.

In this short paper we deal with the problem related to the estimation of the intergenerational earnings elasticity when proper datasets are not available. We compare the classical Two Samples Two Stages Least Squares with "Record Linkage'' and "Matching'' procedures.


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