Parental Divorce and Generalized Trust

Research, Preprint OPEN
Viitanen, Tarja;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: HILDA | parental divorce, generalized trust, HILDA, random effects ordered probit, instrumental variables ordered probit | instrumental variables ordered probit | J12 | parental divorce | J13 | H8 | random effects ordered probit | generalized trust | Z13
    • jel: jel:Z13 | jel:J13 | jel:J12 | jel:H8
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

This paper examines the effect of parental divorce during childhood on generalized trust later on in life using Australian HILDA panel data. The dependent variable is composed of answers to the statement: “Generally speaking, most people can be trusted”. The main explan... View more
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