[ExI] Social right to have a living

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 17:02:04 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:47 AM, Damien Sullivan
<phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu> wrote:
> http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2006/04/Hertz_MobilityAnalysis.pdf
> has stuff too, including rising American belief in social mobility, even
> while actual mobility decreases.
> Father-son income elasticity is 0.47 in US; only UK is higher, at 0.5.
> France is 0.41, Sweden 0.27.
> It has 46% of American children born to the bottom quintile staying there.

### Swedes are a biologically uniform society with little immigration.
The numbers within native-born IQ tranches in the US are definitely
different, indicating that the main reason for high FS income
elasticity in the US are biological differences.


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