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Journal Article

Subjective income and employment expectations and preferences for redistribution

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Publication date

Jun 2008

Abstract

Using probabilistic expectations data from the German Socio-Economic Panel, we establish a link between self-reported expectations of occupational mobility and preferences for redistribution. Our results provide new evidence on the validity of the 'prospect of upward mobility' hypothesis.

Published in

Economics Letters

Volume and page numbers

99 , 449 -453

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2007.09.011

ISSN

16

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/record=b1614015~S5

Notes

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