Human capital investments and family composition
AbstractThis study explores how human capital investment of a child is affected by the number and the gender of his/her siblings. Two alternative explanations are tested for: competition for scarce resources versus direct interactions between siblings. An empirical application is provided using Brazilian data.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics Letters.
Volume (Year): 11 (2004)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- I29 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Other
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
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