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dc.contributor.authorGiuliano, Paolaen_US
dc.contributor.authorSpilimbergo, Antonioen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-11-06en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:04:51Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:04:51Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-2009092850en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35973-
dc.description.abstractDo generations growing up during recessions have different socio-economic beliefs than generations growing up in good times? We study the relationship between recessions and beliefs by matching macroeconomic shocks during early adulthood with self-reported answers from the General Social Survey. Using time and regional variations in macroeconomic conditions to identify the effect of recessions on beliefs, we show that individuals growing up during recessions tend to believe that success in life depends more on luck than on effort, support more government redistribution, but are less confident in public institutions. Moreover, we find that recessions have a long-lasting effect on individuals' beliefs.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherForschungsinst. zur Zukunft der Arbeit Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 4365en_US
dc.subject.jelP16en_US
dc.subject.jelE60en_US
dc.subject.jelZ13en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordBeliefs formationen_US
dc.subject.keywordmacroeconomic shocksen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftslageen_US
dc.subject.stwSchocken_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwJugendlicheen_US
dc.subject.stwWeltanschauungen_US
dc.subject.stwPersönlichkeitspsychologieen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleGrowing up in a recession: beliefs and the macroeconomyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn610223585en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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