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dc.contributor.authorLindahl, Mikaelen_US
dc.contributor.authorBjörklund, Andersen_US
dc.contributor.authorPlug, Eriken_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:14:07Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:14:07Z-
dc.date.issued2004en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20440-
dc.description.abstractWe explore the adoption data approach to estimating causal effects of parental educationand income on the same outcomes of their children. Thanks to a data set drawn fromSwedish population registers with detailed information on biological background and historyof adoptees, we can test basic assumptions that the adoption strategy relies on. We find thatthe adoption method survives these tests surprisingly well. Our empirical results suggest thatone more year of either mother?s or father?s education raises children?s education by about0.1 year. Our estimated income elasticities are around 0.1.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x1194en_US
dc.subject.jelI20en_US
dc.subject.jelJ30en_US
dc.subject.jelJ62en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordintergenerational effectsen_US
dc.subject.keywordincomeen_US
dc.subject.keywordeducationen_US
dc.subject.keywordadoption dataen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsniveauen_US
dc.subject.stwEinkommenen_US
dc.subject.stwGenerationenbeziehungenen_US
dc.subject.stwFamilienrechten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleIntergenerational Effects in Sweden : What Can We Learn from Adoption Data?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn390562734en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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