Stability and Vulnerability of the Latin American Middle Class

Torche, Florencia and López-Calva, Luis F. (2012). Stability and Vulnerability of the Latin American Middle Class. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Torche, Florencia
    López-Calva, Luis F.
    Title Stability and Vulnerability of the Latin American Middle Class
    Volume/Issue No. 2012/98
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 21
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Using panel datasets from Mexico and Chile for the 2000s, we examine the determinants of middle-class intra-generational mobility. We define the middle class by means of a latent index of economic wellbeing that is less sensitive to short-term fluctuation

    Keyword Households
    Human capital
    Labor market
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305628
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