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Parental skills, assortative mating, and the incidence of autism spectrum disorder

N. Meltem Daysal (University of Copenhagen, CEBI and IZA), Todd E. Elder (Michigan State University), Judith K. Hellerstein (University of Maryland and NBER), Scott A. Imberman (Michigan State University, CESifo and NBER), Chiara Orsini (University of Sheffield and LSE) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

We use rich administrative data from Denmark to assess medical theories that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a heritable condition transmitted through underlying parental skills. Positing that occupational choices reflect skills, we create two separate occupation-based skill measures and find that...

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Volume: no. 14227
Main Author: Daysal, N. Meltem
Elder, Todd E
Hellerstein, Judith K
Imberman, Scott A
Orsini, Chiara
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : March 2021
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (67 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 14227
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT020897571 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn