The intergenerational transmission of human capital

The role of skills and health

We provide new evidence on some of the mechanisms reflected in the intergenerational transmission of human capital. Applying both an adoption and a twin design to rich data from the Swedish military enlistment, we show that greater parental education increases sons’ cognitive and non-cognitive skill...

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Volume: 31
Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Nordin, Martin
Rooth, Dan Olof
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2018
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published in: Journal of population economics Vol. 31; no. 4; pp. 1035 - 1065
ORCID: 0000-0001-8887-5677
Data of publication: 2018
ISSN: 0933-1433
1432-1475
1432-1475
EISSN: 1432-1475
Discipline: Economics
Education
Psychology
Subjects:
C41
I11
J12
I12
J14
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