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[Solved] b) Why is upward social mobility higher in Canada and Nordic Countries compared to the United States?

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[Solved] b) Why is upward social mobility higher in Canada and Nordic Countries compared to the United States?

In this paper, you are supposed to read the relevant articles and answer the following:

  • Upward social mobility higher in Canada and Nordic countries compared to the US and interpret figure 1 (Income inequality and intergenerational mobility)
  • Examine the top 10% income shares for Canada and Sweden
  • Reasons for the ride in top income shares and comments on figure 1 and 2 (Income shares)
  • Decompose earning shares for groups of workers and derive equations (Changing income inequality in Canada)
  • Major weakness of Gini index and one weakness of the measure of inequality based on the household survey

Economics

Assignment # 4

 1. Read the article on top income shares ( available on D2L) and answer the following questions:

a)      Make comments on Figure 1 and figure 2.

b)      Briefly discuss at least four reasons for the rise in  top income shares in advanced countries, especially the USA.

2. Read the article on income inequality and intergenerational  mobility ( available on D2L) and answer the following questions.

a) Interpret Figure 1 ( the Gatsby Curve) and Figure 4.

b)  Why is upward social mobility higher in Canada and Nordic Countries compared to the United States?

3.  Examine   the top 10% income shares for Canada and Sweden and make comments. Collect the data from:

www.wid.world

4. Read the article on “ Changing Income Inequality in Canada..” available on D2L   and answer the following questions.

a) How does the author decompose earning shares for three groups of workers ( Low-income, Middle income, and High Income) by gender? Derive equation 2 from equation 1 by rearranging, taking logs, and time derivatives.  ( Read pages 1255 and 1256).

 

b)  Highlight two points from Table 8.  

5.  Read the relevant sections of the World Inequality Report, 2018 ( available on D2L) and answer the following questions:

a) Briefly discuss one major weakness of the Gini index as a measure of income inequality ( Read page 27). Mention also one weakness of the measure of inequality based on household surveys data (Page 29).

b) Highlight two points from  each of the following figures: Figure 2.1.1 (page 45)  and Figure 2.3.2a ( Page 70)

 


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