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: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.05.2012
Related: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Data of publication: 2012/05
Series: IZA Discussion Papers
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Database: RePEc
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