Do Parental Networks Pay Off? Linking Children's Labor-Market Outcomes to Their Parents' Friends
In this paper, we examine whether children are better off if their parents have more elaborate social networks. Using data on high-school friendships of parents, we analyze whether the number and characteristics of friends affect the labor-market outcomes of children. While parental friendships form...
van der Klaauw, B
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HOBOKEN WILEY 01.01.2018
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|published in:||The Scandinavian journal of economics Vol. 120; no. 1; pp. 268 - 295|
|Data of publication:||2018-1|
This research uses the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) of the University of Wisconsin‐Madison. The WLS has been supported principally by the National Institute on Aging. We thank seminar and conference participants in Amsterdam, Braga, and Ljubljana, as well as two anonymous referees, for their comments and suggestions.
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