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Childhood investments and skill formation

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  • Gosta Esping-Andersen

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  • Gosta Esping-Andersen, 2008. "Childhood investments and skill formation," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 15(1), pages 19-44, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:itaxpf:v:15:y:2008:i:1:p:19-44
    DOI: 10.1007/s10797-007-9033-0
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    Keywords

    Human capital; Inter-generational mobility; Parental investments; Mothers’ employment; Child outcomes; D1; D3; D6; H5; I2; I3; P5;

    JEL classification:

    • D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
    • D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
    • D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
    • H5 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies
    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
    • P5 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems

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