Does birth spacing affect personality?

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Golsteyn, Bart H. H. ; Magnee, Cecile A. J. (2017)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Subject: family structure | birth spacing | J12 | personality traits | J13 | J24
    • ddc: ddc:330

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... View more
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