Parenting with style: Altruism and paternalism in intergenerational preference transmission

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Doepke, Matthias; Zilibotti, Fabrizio;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Zurich: University of Zurich, Department of Economics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-70151
  • Subject: Innovation | Department of Economics | Pädagogik | D10 | J10 | Risikoaversion | O40 | Entrepreneurship | Intergenerational preference transmission, altruism, paternalism, entrepreneurship, innovation, Erziehungsstil, Erziehungsstilforschung, autoritäre Erziehung, Einstellung, Wertorientierung | O10 | Intergenerational Preference Transmission | Altruismus | 330 Economics | Altruism | Eltern | Generationengerechtigkeit | Paternalism | Theorie | Präferenztheorie
    • ddc: ddc:330

We construct a theory of intergenerational preference transmission that rationalizes the choice between alternative parenting styles (related to Baumrind 1967). Parents maximize an objective function that combines Beckerian and paternalistic altruism towards children. T... View more
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