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What's in a Surname? The Effect of Surname Initials on Academic Success

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  • Liran Einav

    (Stanford University)

  • Leeat Yariv

    (UCLA)

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    Paper provided by UCLA Department of Economics in its series UCLA Economics Working Papers with number 835.

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    Date of creation: 01 Jul 2004
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    Handle: RePEc:cla:uclawp:835

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    1. Collado, M. Dolores & Ortuño Ortin, Ignacio & Romeu, Andrés, 2008. "Vertical Transmission of Consumption Behavior and the Distribution of Surnames," UMUFAE Economics Working Papers 2651, DIGITUM. Universidad de Murcia.

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