Data and Replication Code

This page provides datasets containing key statistics as well as replication code for each of the papers released from the project. Documentation is provided in readme files or in the Excel version of each table. Please email info@equality-of-opportunity.org if you need technical assistance in using these data or programs.

Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility
Chetty, Friedman, Saez, Turner, and Yagan (2017)
Mobility Statistics and Student Outcomes by College and Birth Cohort

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Online Data Table 1
Preferred Estimates of Access and Mobility Rates by College
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 2
Baseline Cross-Sectional Estimates by College
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 3
Baseline Longitudinal Estimates by College and Child's Cohort
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 4
Cross-Sectional Estimates by College: Heterogeneity by Gender and Alternative College and Income Definitions
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 5
Longitudinal Estimates by College and Cohort: Heterogeneity by Gender and Alternative College and Income Definitions
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 6
Cross-Sectional Statistics by College Tier and Parent Income Percentile
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 7
Cross-Sectional Statistics on Children’s Income Distributions by College Tier
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 8
Longitudinal Statistics by College Tier, Parent Income Ventile, and Cohort
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 9
Percentile Cutoffs for Parent and Child Income by Birth Cohort
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 10
College Level Characteristics
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 11
Crosswalk from College-Level OPEIDs to Super-OPEID Groups
Stata Excel Readme

The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940
Chetty, Grusky, Hell, Hendren, Manduca, and Narang (2016)
Absolute Mobility Estimates and Counterfactuals by Cohort, Parent Income, and State

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Online Data Table 1
Baseline Estimates of Absolute Mobility by Parent Income Percentile and Child Birth Cohort
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 2
Absolute Mobility by Child Birth Cohort and State
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 3
Absolute Mobility by Child Birth Cohort, Parent Income Percentile, and Gender
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 4
Alternative Estimates of Absolute Mobility by Birth Cohort
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 5
Counterfactuals by Parent Income Percentile
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 6
Levels of Child and Parent Income by Income Percentile and Child Birth Cohort
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Online Data Table 7
Rank Required to Beat Parent by Child Birth Cohort and Parent Income Percentile
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 8
Copula for 1980-82 Birth Cohorts
Stata Excel Readme
Replication Code and Datasets ZIP

The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility
Chetty and Hendren (2016)
Causal Effects, Mobility Estimates and Covariates by County, CZ, and Birth Cohort

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Online Data Table 1
Preferred Estimates of Causal Place Effects by Commuting Zone
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 2
Preferred Estimates of Causal Place Effects by County
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 3
Complete CZ-Level Dataset: Causal Effects and Covariates
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 4
Complete County-Level Dataset: Causal Effects and Covariates
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 5
Pairwise Place Effects by Origin-Destination Pairs of Commuting Zones
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 6
Parent Income Distribution by Child's Birth Cohort
Stata Excel Readme
Replication Code and Datasets ZIP

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood
Chetty, Hendren, Lin, Majerovitz, and Scuderi (2016)
Employment Rates and Earnings by Gender, Parent Income, and Area

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Online Data Table 1
CZ-level Employment Rates by Gender and Parent Income Quintile and other CZ Covariates
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 2
County-level Employment Rates by Gender and Parent Income Quintile and other County Covariates
Stata Excel Readme
Online Data Table 3
National Employment Rates, Earnings, and Other Outcomes by Parent Percentile and Gender
Stata Excel Readme

The Association Between Income and Life Expectancy in the United States, 2001-2014
Chetty, Stepner, Abraham, Lin, Scuderi, Turner, Bergeron, and Cutler (2016)
Health Statistics by State, County, and Commuting Zone

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Online Data Table 1
National life expectancy estimates (pooling 2001-14) for men and women, by income percentile
Stata CSV Readme
Online Data Table 2
National by-year life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income percentile
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Online Data Table 3
State-level life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 4
State-level estimates of trends in life expectancy for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 5
State-level by-year life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 6
CZ-level life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 7
CZ-level life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income ventile
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Online Data Table 8
CZ-level estimates of trends in life expectancy for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 9
CZ-level by-year life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 10
CZ-level characteristics described in eTable 9
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Online Data Table 11
County-level life expectancy estimates for men and women, by income quartile
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Online Data Table 12
County-level characteristics described in eTable 9
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Online Data Table 13
International estimates of mean life expectancy at age 40, by country for men and women
Stata CSV Readme
Online Data Table 14
Comparison of population and death counts in tax data and NCHS data
Stata CSV Readme
Complete set of unformatted online data tables Excel
Crosswalk between Commuting Zones and Counties (1990 Boundaries) CSV
Full replication Stata code and data ZIP (500MB)
National mortality rates by gender, age, year, and household income percentile Stata

Measuring the Impacts of Teachers I and II: Evaluating Bias in Teacher Value-Added Estimates and Teacher Value-Added and Student Outcomes in Adulthood
Chetty, Friedman, and Rockoff (2014)
Replication Code

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Replication Code ZIP

Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
Chetty, Hendren, Kline, Saez, and Turner (2014)
Trends in Intergenerational Mobility by Commuting Zone

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Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States
Chetty, Hendren, Kline and Saez (2014)
Descriptive Statistics by County and Commuting Zone

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Preferred Mobility Measures By Commuting Zone Stata Excel
Online Data Table 1
National 100 by 100 Transition Matrix
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 2
Marginal Income Distributions by Centile
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 3
Intergenerational Mobility Statistics and Selected Covariates by County
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 4
Intergenerational Mobility Statistics by Metropolitan Statistical Area
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 5
Intergenerational Mobility Statistics by Commuting Zone
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 6
Quintile-Quintile Transition Matrices by Commuting Zone
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 7
Income Distributions by Commuting Zone
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 8
Commuting Zone Characteristics
Stata Excel
Online Data Table 9
Commuting Zone Characteristics - Definitions and Data Sources
Excel
Online Data Table 10
National Statistics by Parent or Child Income Percentile
Excel
Replication Code and Datasets ZIP
High-Resolution Map of Upward Mobility Rates by CZ JPG

Note: Documentation is provided in the Excel version of each dataset.