Parental education and offspring outcomes: evidence from the Swedish compulsory schooling reform

In this paper, we exploit the Swedish compulsory schooling reform in order to estimate the causal effect of parental education on son's outcomes. We use data from the Swedish enlistment register on the entire population of males and focus on outcomes such as cognitive skills, non-cognitive skil...

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Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Nilsson, Anton
Rooth, Dan-Olof
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 01.05.2012
Data of publication: 2012-05-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Education
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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