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

This paper examines whether children are better off if their parents have stronger 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 formed in high s...

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Main Author: Plug, Erik
Klaauw, Bas
Ziegler, Lennart
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn 01.05.2015
Data of publication: 2015-05-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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