Cultural Transmission of Civicness
AbstractThis paper estimates the intergeneration transmission of civicness by studying second generation immigrants in 29 European countries with ancestry in 83 nations. There is significant transmission of civicness both on the mother’s and the father’s side. The estimates are quantitatively significant and provide evidence on the transmission of trustworthiness.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 11-33.
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 09 Jan 2012
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intergenerational transmission; civicness; civic virtues; trustworthiness; cultural transmission; integration of immigrants;
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- D13 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Production and Intrahouse Allocation
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search, Learning, and Information
- J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
- Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-03-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-CUL-2012-03-28 (Cultural Economics)
- NEP-EUR-2012-03-28 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-MIG-2012-03-28 (Economics of Human Migration)
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