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Geography of Intergenerational Mobility
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Preferred Mobility Measures by Commuting Zone*

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Online Data Table 1: National 100 by 100 Transition Matrix

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Online Data Table 2: Marginal Income Distributions by Centile

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Online Data Table 3: Intergenerational Mobility Statistics and Selected Covariates by County

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Online Data Table 4: Intergenerational Mobility Statistics by Metropolitan Statistical Area

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Online Data Table 5: Intergenerational Mobility Statistics by Commuting Zone

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Online Data Table 6: Quintile-Quintile Transition Matrices by Commuting Zone

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Online Data Table 7: Income Distributions by Commuting Zone

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Online Data Table 8: Commuting Zone Characteristics

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Online Data Table 9: Commuting Zone Characteristics Definitions and Data Sources

 

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Geographic Crosswalks (Tolbert and Sizer 1996, Autor and Dorn 2009 & 2013)

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Replication Stata Code and Datasets

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Downloadable Map of Absolute Upward Mobility

 
Time Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
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Online Data Table 1: Intergenerational Mobility Estimates by Commuting Zone and Birth Cohort

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Appendix Tables: National Estimates of Mobility and Inequality by Cohort

 

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* We use the definition of Commuting Zones based on commuting patterns in the 1990 Census (e.g., Tolbert and Sizer 1996); definitions based on the 2000 Census differ slightly and can be mapped to the 1990 definitions using the crosswalks on this website. These data tables are version 2.1, which contain minor updates and clarifications to Version 2.0. Version 2.0 was released January 17, 2014. For Version 1.0 (released on July 22, 2013), click here. Version 2.1 reports statistics using the 1980-82 birth cohorts (rather than 1980-81) and includes new data such as mobility statistics by county and MSA, new CZ-level covariates, and marginal income distributions for parents and children.


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