Assortative Mating and Family Links in Permanent Earnings
AbstractThis paper provides a number of new results regarding the contribution of family background to individual permanent earnings. First, we show that sibling correlations include a gender-neutral family component associated with having the same parents and gender-specific components shared by only same-sex siblings.
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INCOME DISTRIBUTION ; FAMILY ENVIRONMENT ; DEMOGRAPHY;
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