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Born to lead?

the effect of birth order on non-cognitive abilities

Sandra E. Black (University of Texas at Austin and IZA), Erik Grönqvist (IFAU), Björn Öckert (IFAU) ; IZA, Institute of Labor Economics

We study the effect of birth order on personality traits among men using population data on enlistment records and occupations for Sweden. We find that earlier born men are more emotionally stable, persistent, socially outgoing, willing to assume responsibility, and able to take initiative than late...

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Volume: no. 10560
Main Author: Black, Sandra E
Grönqvist, Erik ¬[Verfasser]
Öckert, Björn ¬[Verfasser]
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : February 2017
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (20 Seiten)
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: IZA DP ; no. 10560
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019266625 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn