Do Parental Networks Pay Off? Linking Children's Labor-Market Outcomes to their Parents' Friends

This paper examines whether children are better off if their parents have stronger 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 formed in high s...

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Volume: 9074
Main Author: Plug, Erik
van der Klaauw, Bas
Ziegler, Lennart
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9074
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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