The Neighbourhood Is Not What It Used to Be

Using a variance decomposition framework that bounds the effect of families and neighbourhoods, we find important effects of family characteristics and residential location on adult education and earnings in Norway. Neighbourhoods are less important than families, as the correlations among siblings...

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Volume: 116
Main Author: Oddbjørn Raaum
Kjell G. Salvanes
Erik Ø. Sørensen
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishers 01.01.2006
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 116; no. 508; pp. 200 - 222
ORCID: 0000-0002-7155-4188
Data of publication: 20060101
ISSN: 0013-0133
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We are grateful for comments from seminar participants at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, the University of Bergen, the University of Oslo, the University of Uppsala and Queen's University as well as helpful referees. Financial support was provided by the Norwegian Research Council, grant 120652/520 under the programme ‘Competence, Education and Value Creation’, under the ‘Programme on Welfare Research’, grants 140127/330 and 137236/530, and the ‘‘Programme on Efficiency in the Public Sector’’, grant 125251/520.
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