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Shaping gender-stereotypical beliefs: the role of parents and peers

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  • Lucia Corno

    (Institute for Fiscal Studies)

  • Michela Carlana

    (Harvard Kennedy School)

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  • Lucia Corno & Michela Carlana, 2022. "Shaping gender-stereotypical beliefs: the role of parents and peers," IFS Working Papers W22/52, Institute for Fiscal Studies.
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