Nature, nurture and egalitarian policy: what can we learn from molecular genetics?

This brief paper draws attention to molecular genetic research which may provide a new dimension to our understanding of how socioeconomic outcomes are generated. In particular, we provide an overview of the recently emerging evidence of gene-environment interaction effects. This literature points o...

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Volume: 4585
Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Stenberg, Anders
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2009
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 4585
Data of publication: 2009
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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