Measuring Persistent Effects of Circumstances and Inequality of Opportunity Using Panel Data

Publication | June 2024
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This paper examines the evidence on inequality of opportunities or the component of inequality attributable to circumstances beyond a person’s control to help understand how socioeconomic inequalities persist over time.

Current approaches to measuring inequality of opportunities mainly depend on analyses of cross-sectional survey data. Using panel data from Thailand and Viet Nam, this paper pioneers a dynamic approach to measuring inequality of opportunities and contributes to the understanding of inequality of opportunity’s temporal variations.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Data
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Economics
Countries
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Pages
  • 34
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • WPS240318-2
ISSN
  • 2313-6537 (print)
  • 2313-6545 (electronic)

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