Origins of Adulthood Personality: The Role of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Research, Other literature type English OPEN
Fletcher, Jason M.; Schurer, Stefanie;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6063370
  • Subject: maltreatment | human capital | I0 | noncognitive skills | Big Five personality traits | Add Health | J24 | J13 | Article | adverse childhood experiences | siblings-fixed effects
    • ddc: ddc:330

We test whether adverse childhood experiences exposure to parental maltreatment and its indirect effect on health are associated with age 30 personality traits. We use rich longitudinal data from a large, representative cohort of young US Americans and exploit differenc... View more
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