Parental investment and the intergenerational transmission of economic preferences and attitudes

We study empirically whether there is scope for parents to shape the economic preferences and attitudes of their children through purposeful investments. We exploit information on the risk and trust attitudes of parents and their children, as well as rich information about parental efforts in the up...

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Volume: 570
Main Author: Zumbuehl, Maria
Dohmen, Thomas
Pfann, Gerard
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) 2013
published in: SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research Vol. 570
Data of publication: 2013
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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