A useful – not wholly accurate but useful – guide to Italy is that the north is a roughly free market and capitalist economy, the south one where varied forms of state feudalism have taken over from actual feudalism. When we study intergenerational mobility in Italy we find that the north has more of it than the south. Funny that, isn’t it?
And yet, it moves: Intergenerational mobility in Italy
Paolo Acciari, Alberto Polo, Gianluca Violante 13 July 2019
Intergenerational mobility is viewed as a proxy for a fair and fluid society, as it sheds light on the extent to which individuals with different initial conditions are presented with equal opportunities to succeed.…See More