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

In this paper, we examine whether children are better off if their parents have more elaborate 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 form...

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Volume: 120
Main Author: Plug, Erik
van der Klaauw, Bas
Ziegler, Lennart
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 17.01.2018
published in: The Scandinavian journal of economics Vol. 120; no. 1; pp. 268 - 295
Related: Tinbergen Institute
Data of publication: 2018-01-17
ISSN: 0347-0520
EISSN: 1467-9442
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NARCIS
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Narcis: Open Access
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