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Why the apple doesn't fall far: Understanding intergenerational transmission of human capital
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2005)
Parents with higher education levels have children with higher education levels. Why is this? There are a number of possible explanations. One is a pure selection story: the type of parent who has more education and earns ...
Does grief transfer across generations? Bereavements during pregnancy and child outcomes
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
Using population data from Norway, we examine the effects of stress induced by the death of the mother’s parent during pregnancy on both the short-run and the long-run outcomes of the infant. Using a variety of empirical ...