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Table 4 Cross-classification of origin and destination (current occupation)

From: Cadre parents and their entrepreneur children? The dual-track intergenerational reproduction of elites in China: 1978–2010

   Father’s social class  
  1 2 3 4 Total
Period: 1978–1992      
Respondents      
 1 1344 37 7 41 1429
 2 71 16 2 5 94
 3 29 2 1 1 34
 4 30 3 0 3 36
 Total 1474 58 11 51 1593
Period: 1993–2002      
 1 608 29 12 28 677
 2 62 16 5 10 93
 3 63 7 5 7 82
 4 21 5 0 4 30
 Total 754 57 22 48 881
Period: 2003–2010      
 1 1282 48 53 47 1430
 2 150 22 9 22 204
 3 131 7 14 8 160
 4 28 3 0 7 37
 Total 1590 79 77 84 1830
  1. Notes. 1, non-elite; 2, technocratic elite; 3, market elite; 4, state elite