Birth Order and Risky Adolescent Behavior

It is commonly believed that birth order is an important determinant of success. However, previous studies in this area have failed to provide convincing evidence that birth order is related to test scores, education, or earnings. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth--1979, we i...

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Volume: 44
Main Author: Rees, Daniel
Averett, Susan L
Witoonchart, Benjama
Argys, Laura M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 2006
published in: Economic Inquiry Vol. 44; no. 2; pp. 215 - 233
Data of publication: 2006
Series: Economic Inquiry
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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