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

In this paper, we examine whether children are better off if their parents have more elaborate 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 form...

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Main Author: Plug, Erik
van der Klaauw, Bas
Ziegler, Lennart
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 17.01.2018
Data of publication: 2018-01-17
ISSN: 0347-0520
1467-9442
EISSN: 1467-9442
Discipline: Economics
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https://research.vu.nl/en/publications/39a05a1f-5d27-497e-b7cc-d2fd5fe1cef6
http://hdl.handle.net/1871.1/39a05a1f-5d27-497e-b7cc-d2fd5fe1cef6
https://doi.org/10.1111/sjoe.12227
Plug , E , van der Klaauw , B & Ziegler , L 2018 , ' Do Parental Networks Pay Off? Linking Children's Labor-Market Outcomes to Their Parents' Friends ' Scandinavian Journal of Economics , vol. 120 , no. 1 , pp. 268-295 . https://doi.org/10.1111/sjoe.12227
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Database: Vrije Universiteit
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