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Tightening Up: Social Mobility in Russia, 1988-2000

Publication Date:
Jan 2002
Project Programs:
Social Inequality

We compare the pattern of intergenerational social mobility late in Soviet-era Russia with data collected recently. We find evidence of a strong vertical hierarchy in the Russian occupational structure both during and after the Soviet era.

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