Does birth spacing affect personality?
Golsteyn, Bart H. H.
Magnee, Cecile A. J.
- Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
family structure | birth spacing | J12 | personality traits | J13 | J24
This paper studies the causal effect of birth spacing (i.e., the age difference between siblings) on personality traits. We use longitudinal data from a large British cohort which has been followed from birth until age 42. Following earlier studies, we employ miscarriag...