Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth

Wealth is highly correlated between parents and their children; however, little is known about the extent to which these relationships are genetic or determined by environmental factors. We use administrative data on the net wealth of a large sample of Swedish adoptees merged with similar informatio...

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Volume: 9227
Main Author: Black, Sandra E
Devereux, Paul J
Lundborg, Petter
Majlesi, Kaveh
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9227
Data of publication: 2015
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Database: EconStor
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