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Uta Bolt

Uta Bolt

PhD Scholar


MSc Economics, London School of Economics, 2016

MSc Modern Japanese Studies, University of Oxford, 2015

Bsc Economics, University of Mannheim, 2014

BA East Asian Studies, University of Heidelberg, 2014

Uta is a PhD scholar at IFS. She started the MRes/MPhil/PhD programme at UCL in 2016. Her main research interest is the development of inequalities over the lifecycle and across generations. Her research combines factor models of human capital development with structural dynamic lifecycle models. 

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W21/07
Using data covering a single cohort’s first 55 years of life, we show that most of the intergenerational elasticity of earnings (IGE) is explained by differences in: years of schooling, cognitive skills, investments of parental time and school quality, and family circumstances during childhood.

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