Papers & Slides

The Fading American Dream: Trends in Absolute Income Mobility Since 1940
Raj Chetty, David Grusky, Maximilian Hell, Nathaniel Hendren, Robert Manduca, Jimmy Narang
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 22910, 2016
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The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility I: Childhood Exposure Effects
Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 23001, 2016
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The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility II: County-Level Estimates
Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren
National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper No. 23002, 2016
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Note: The above two papers are revised versions of an earlier paper, The Effects of Neighborhoods on Intergenerational Mobility: Childhood Exposure Effects and County Level Estimates

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Frina Lin, Jeremy Majerovitz, and Benjamin Scuderi
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 106(5): 282-288, 2016
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The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, and Lawrence Katz
American Economic Review 106(4): 855-902, 2016
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Is the United States Still a Land of Opportunity? Recent Trends in Intergenerational Mobility
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, Emmanuel Saez, and Nick Turner
American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 104(5): 141-147, 2014
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Where is the Land of Opportunity? The Geography of Intergenerational Mobility in the United States
Raj Chetty, Nathaniel Hendren, Patrick Kline, and Emmanuel Saez
Quarterly Journal of Economics 129(4): 1553-1623, 2014
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