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Marriage Networks, Nepotism and Labor Market Outcomes in China

  • Shing-Yi Wang

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This paper considers the potential role of marriage in improving labor market outcomes through the expansion of an individuals' networks. The impact of a father-in-law on a young man's career using panel data from China is studied here. [Bread Working Paper No.302]. URL: [http://ipl.econ.duke.edu/bread/papers/working/302.pdf].

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  1. Fali Huang & Ginger Zhe Jin & Lixin Colin Xu, 2012. "Love and Money by Parental Matchmaking: Evidence from Urban Couples in China," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 555-60, May.
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  6. Lori A. Beaman, 2012. "Social Networks and the Dynamics of Labour Market Outcomes: Evidence from Refugees Resettled in the U.S," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 79(1), pages 128-161.
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