Do Parents' Social Skills Influence Their Children's Sociability?

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Okumura, Tsunao ; Usui, Emiko (2010)
  • Publisher: Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
  • Subject: sociability, intergenerational correlations, occupational characteristics | Social skills, Intergenerational correlations, Occupational characteristics | Intergenerational correlations | Social skills | Occupational characteristics
    • jel: jel:J62 | jel:J24

This paper examines the effect of parents' social skills on children's sociability, using the U.S. National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79). This survey, like some other national surveys, lacks detailed information on parents; to remedy this deficiency, we co... View more
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