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Home ownership and social mobility

Jo  Blanden,  Stephen  Machin,  July 2017
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Keywords: housing; intergenerational mobility; cohorts

JEL Classification: R31; J11; J62

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There is much talk about the difficulties that many young people in Britain face in trying to acquire their first home. Research by Jo Blanden and Stephen Machin explores the links between home ownership and social mobility, and finds evidence of wealth inequality being increasingly transmitted between the generations.

CentrePiece 22 (2) Summer2017 pages: 21-23

This article summarises ‘Home Ownership and Social Mobility’ by Jo Blanden and Stephen Machin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1466.