Birth Order, Schooling, and Earnings.

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Behrman, Jere R; Taubman, Paul;
  • Journal: Journal of Labor Economics,volume 4,issue 3 July,pages121-45
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: education

Birth-order effects are posited by many to affect earnings and schooling. The authors show how such effects can be interpreted to shift either the earnings possibility frontier for siblings or parental preferences. The authors find empirical evidence for birth- order ef... View more
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