Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

What Does Increased Economic Inequality Imply about the Future Level and Dispersion of Human Capital?

With longitudinal data on 1,200 children, the authors consider whether the persistent increase in economic inequality among families and geographic areas has implications for the levels of educational attainment of children in those situations.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2005-013
  • Author(s): Mary Campbell, Robert Haveman, Gary Sandefur and Barbara Wolfe