Discussion Papers

【PDRC Research Series on JHPS Second Generation Supplement】
Intergenerational Income Mobility: An Analysis based on JHPS Second Generation Supplement

DP Number DP2020-013
Language 日本語のみ
Date March, 2021
Author Hideo Akabayashi, Michio Naoi
JEL Classification codes D12; D31; J62
Keywords income; intergenerational mobility; education; parent-child survey
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We estimate the intergenerational elasticity of income using the JHPS Second Generation Supplement.
The estimates of intergenerational elasticity of income ranged from 0.26 to 0.29.
The intergenerational elasticity of income is greater for men than for women. Controlling the educational background of the offspring reduces the elasticity of the male sample, but has no clear effect for the female sample.
The cohabitation with parents and the proximity of parents and children work to increase the intergenerational elasticity of income.
The intergenerational elasticity is greater for the sample whose parents used to live in large cities.