The Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital. The Role of Skills and Health

We provide new evidence on the causal mechanisms reflected in the intergenerational transmission of human capital. Applying both an adoption and a twin design to rich data from the Swedish military enlistment, we show that greater parental education increases son's cognitive and non-cognitive s...

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Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Nordin, Martin
Rooth, Dan Olof
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: 12.09.2012
Data of publication: 2012-09-12
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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