Education, Birth Order, and Family Size

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Bagger, Jesper; Birchenall, Javier A.; Mansour, Hani; Urzua, Sergio;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: D52 | quantity-quality trade off, fertility models, fixed-effects, instrumental variables | Familiensoziologie | E20 | E24 | fertility models | Kinder | instrumental variables | quantity-quality trade off | fixed-effects | Bildungsniveau | Dänemark
    • jel: jel:C23 | jel:E20 | jel:D52 | jel:E24 | jel:C26 | jel:D50 | jel:J13 | jel:J12
      ddc: ddc:330

We introduce a general framework to analyze the trade-off between education and family size. Our framework incorporates parental preferences for birth order and delivers theoretically consistent birth order and family size effects on children's educational attainment. W... View more
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