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Title:Smoking habits : like father, like son, like mother, like daughter PDF Logo
Authors:Loureiro, Maria L.
Sanz-de-Galdeano, Anna
Vuri, Daniela
Issue Date:2009
Series/Report no.:CESifo working paper 2782
Abstract:We use instrumental variable methods to investigate whether the impact of parental smoking habits on their children's smoking decisions is a causal one. We find evidence of same-sex role models in two-parent households: mothers play a crucial role in determining their daughters' smoking decisions, while fathers' smoking habits are primarily imitated by their sons.
Subjects:youth smoking
intergenerational habit transmission
multivariate probit
instrumental variables
JEL:I1
C5
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:CESifo Working Papers, CESifo Group Munich

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