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Mother"s education and the intergenerational transmission of human capital

Janet M. Currie

Mother"s education and the intergenerational transmission of human capital

evidence from college openings and longitudinal data

by Janet M. Currie

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mothers -- Education -- United States.,
  • Children -- Health and hygiene -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJanet Currie, Enrico Moretti.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9360, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9360.
    ContributionsMoretti, Enrico., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22446641M

    “In each generation, there is this certain wisdom of the ages that gets reburied in the fleeting drivelings of modernity; then, like a diamond in the rough, it is yet again unearthed by a very small minority who not only restores it but also polishes it and presents it as something new, something highly valuable and refreshing as understood by the current.”. the intergenerational transmission of problem behaviors. First, research regarding genetic and environmental influences on the intergenerational transmission of problem behavior are be addressed. Second, recent studies and theory supporting the intergenerational transmission of parenting behavior are reviewed. Third, research. mothers' education, to examine potential differ-ences in the intergenerational transmission of gender role attitudes. Daughters of more educated mothers may be more influenced by their moth-ers' attitudes and behaviors than daughters of mothers with less education because these daugh-ters more likely may aspire to be like their edu-cated mothers.


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Mother"s education and the intergenerational transmission of human capital by Janet M. Currie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings and Longitudinal Data Janet Currie, Enrico Moretti.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December NBER Program(s):Children, Labor Studies, Economics of Education. MOTHER’S EDUCATION AND THE INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF HUMAN CAPITAL: EVIDENCE FROM COLLEGE OPENINGS* and may be less “careful”mothers.

In an effort to isolate the causal effect of education, we use an instrumental MOTHER’S EDUCATION AND HUMAN CAPITAL only on increases in wages may signi”cantly understate the total.

Mothers’ human capital and the intergenerational transmission of poverty 3 Jere R. Behrman is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor (and former Chair) of Economics and of Sociology and Research Associate (and former Director) of the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been on the faculty since His.

We provide new evidence on some of the mechanisms reflected in the intergenerational transmission of human capital. Applying both an adoption and a twin design to rich data from the Swedish military enlistment, we show that greater parental education increases sons’ cognitive and non-cognitive skills, as well as their health.

The estimates are in many cases similar across research designs Cited by: 4. Studies on the intergenerational transmission of human capital usually assume a one-way spillover from parents to children. However, children may also affect their parents’ human capital.

Using exogenous variation in education, arising from a Swedish compulsory schooling reform in the s and s, we address this question by studying the Cited by: Get this from a library. Mother's education and the intergenerational transmission of human capital: evidence from college openings and longitudinal data.

[Janet M Currie; Enrico Moretti; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Get this from a library. Mother's education and the intergenerational transmission of human capital: evidence from college openings and longitudinal data. [Janet M Currie; Enrico Moretti; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: We estimate the effect of maternal education on birth outcomes using data from the Vital Statistics Natality files for to We find that the association between infected mothers’ and their children’s human capital is 30 % less than the general population.

Finally, focusing only on noninfected mothers and their children, we show that HIV prevalence in the community also impairs the intergenerational human capital transfers even if mother is HIV negative. intergenerational transmission of education.

Using this reform as an instrument for parental education, we find little evidence of a causal relationship between father’s education and children’s education, despite significant and large OLS relationships. We find a small but significant causal.

Mothers’ Human Capital and the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty: The Impact of Mothers’ Intellectual Human Capital and Long-Run Nutritional Status on Children’s Human Capital Guatemala. Downloadable. We examine a potential intergenerational transfer of human capital by investigating the effect of maternal education on children's educational and labor outcomes in the context of a developing country Nepal.

To account for endogeneity of mother's education, we use education reform in the s that had differential impact on women due to their year and district of : Vinish Shrestha, Rashesh Shrestha.

Keywords: education, intergenerational transmission, human capital, ability, non linear system. JEL classification codes: H31, H41, I21, I24 The author thanks Michela Bia, Fabrizia Mealli, Ronald Oaxaka, Dirk Van de gaer, Philippe Van Kerm and Bertrand Verheyden for helpful suggestions and comments to this or earlier versions of the paper.

Highlights The mechanism: intergenerational transmission of maternal human capital. It only comes from mothers, who are also the ones who spend time raising children. An asymmetry arises that leads to differential male and female education decisions. A model using this mechanism explains positive or negative gender education gaps.

More altruism, fewer children or less required child-rearing. Mother'S Education And The Intergenerational Transmission Of Human Capital: Evidence From College Openings Article (PDF Available) in Quarterly Journal of Economics (4) February. the child's education by of a year. I also nd that mothers' schooling is more important than fathers' schooling for the academic performance of their o spring.

The results are robust to several speci cation checks. Keywords: Intergenerational ransmission,T Human Capital, SHARE JEL Codes: I20, J62 Email: [email protected] I would like to. There is a positive intergenerational return to human capital, but it tends to be larger in countries where education significantly increases earnings.

The main policy relevance is that the benefits to society of measures that increase education are greater than if they were confined to the directly affected cohorts. Intergenerational Equity Understanding the linkages between parents and children: A Systematic Review Chapter)5.)The)Intergenerational)Transmission)of)Education The Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Outcomes Human capital endowments determine to a large.

studies on the intergenerational transmission of human capital and on the returns to skills. Taking the example of cognitive skills, we show that the e⁄ect of parental education on such child skills could explain a substantial part of the causal e⁄ect of parental schooling on chil-dren™s schooling obtained in.

A Detailed Picture of Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital1 Austin Nichols and Melissa Favreault The Urban Institute Executive Summary Numerous studies have shown that composite or summary measures of intergenerational mobility, such as the intergenerational elasticity, can mask important differences in life chances.

great grandparent generation in the intergenerational transmission of human capital. Is the. 3 Examples of some studies that focus on estimating relationship between outcomes (education or occupation) for grandparents and grandchildren are Behrman and Taubman (), Maurin (), Sacerdote (), Sauder () and Warren and Hauser ().

Author(s): Antonovics, Kate; Goldberger, Arthur S. | Abstract: "Does increasing women's schooling raise the schooling of the next generation?" is the question posed by Jere Behrman and Mark Rosenzweig () in their eponymous article.

Their answer to the question is no. In fact, they conclude that raising women's schooling may even lower the schooling of the next generation.

Background: The quality of parenting is associated with a wide range of child and adult outcomes, and there is evidence to suggest that some aspects of parenting show patterns of intergenerational study aimed to determine whether such intergenerational transmission occurs in mothers and fathers in a UK birth cohort.

Methods: The study sample consisted of mothers. human capital between two groups can be closed within two generations. This hypothesis is an implication from the literature on intergenerational transmission of income. This logic regarding high mobility or convergence between groups within two generations has not.

Why the Apple Doesn't Fall Far: Understanding Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital by Sandra E. Black, Paul J. Devereux and Kjell G. Salvanes. Published in vol issue 1, pages of American Economic Review, March Intergenerational Transmission.

Intergenerational transmission is one dimension of the larger concept of intergenerational relations. The term intergenerational relations describes a wide range of patterns of interaction among individuals in different generations of a family: for example, between those in older generations, such as parents and grandparents, aunt, uncles, and those in younger.

Currie and E. Moretti, "Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings," NBER Working Paper No. Decemberand Quarterly Journal of Economics, VCXVIII, 4, Novemberpp 3 capital could end up with similar distributions of income, education, physical and human capital two generations down the road.

Whether or not such convergence actually takes place will depend in part on the degree to which institutional and social barriers that separate the two groups are lifted. divorce, separated or widowed mothers may grow up in poverty as well as losing inheritance rights – increasing their chances of becoming poor adults.

Dependency ratios High dependency ratios can contribute to the intergenerational transmission of poverty by limiting children’s human development and socialisation and their subsequent earnings. The Alabama Intergenerational Network for Service-Learning (Hanks and Icenogle ) demonstrates the links between human capital and social capital.

College students in gerontology and business helped adults over 50 in career transition develop work-related skills such as self-esteem, resume development, and computer skills. Intergenerational transmission of education - Uncovering the mechanisms behind high intergenerational correlations Florian Wendelspiess Chávez Juárez sion based on rational choices through a human capital theory approach, where the ability level of the o spring is a key determinant of the decision.

Their model was consequently extended. intergenerational transmission estimates of education and of earnings may not necessarily be similar. If, for example, there is discrimination in the labor market, these two measures can go in different directions. There are few previous studies on the intergenerational transmission of.

The Intergenerational Persistence of Human Capital: An Empirical Analysis of Four Generations* Most previous studies of intergenerational transmission of human capital are restricted to two generations – parents and their children.

In this study we use a Swedish data set which. top 1 percent, their access to sources of highquality human capital investment for their - children, and the intergenerational transmission of employers and wealthwill imply a much higher rate of transmission of economic advantage at the very top.

JEL Classification: D31, D63, J Keywords: inequality, intergenerational mobility, human capital. children’s human capital.

But the intergenerational transmission of employers could also explain the intergenerational transmission of earnings. If fathers ben-efit their sons by helping them find jobs with the father’s own employer, and high-earning fathers are more likely to.

intergenerational transmission of human capital. We review here three important contribu-tions to this literature. Kremer () proposes the following equation: Hit+1 = a 0 + α 2 (hit+h0 it)+βhν(i)t+εi (1) where Hit+1 denotes the human capital of a member of the.

Both the genetic traits and household environments shared by parents and children influence the intergenerational transmission of health capital, which may influence economic success for both generations. The goal of this paper is to provide estimates of the intergenerational persistence of one form of health capital, weight status.

This study examines the intergenerational transmission of two gender attitudes (gender role ideology and work role identity).

It draws on a life course perspective and panel data on mothers to assess the relationships between daughters' attitudes and (a) mothers' attitudes and employment experiences, as well as (b) the daughters' own life experiences. Intergenerational education. Shih-Tsen Nike Liu, Nation Taichung University of Education, Taiwan.

Matthew S. Kaplan, Pennsylvania State University, USA. Highlights. Adding an intergenerational component to environmental education programs enriches the learning experience for participants of all ages.

Children-of-twins studies also indicate that intergenerational transmission of education is partly due to the effects of parental EA on the home environment (e.g.

Chevalier et al. Finally, maternal PGSs for EA were significantly associated with children’s performance at the end of secondary school, taking into account the effect of the.

a ect their parents’ human capital. Using exogenous variation in education, arising from a Swedish compulsory schooling reform in the s and s, we address this question by studying the causal e ect of children’s schooling on their parents’ longevity.

We rst replicate previous ndings of a positive and signi cant cross-sectional. of the intergenerational transmission of inequality proposed by Becker, Ishikawa, and Blinder. In this model, parental bequests of material wealth and human capital investments represent substitute forms of intergenerational transfer and are simultaneously deter-mined.

The present paper extends previous work in a number of directions.Intergenerational transmission of attachment: within and between cultures. While numerous studies conducted in recent decades validate John Bowlby's theory of attachment, many of these studies reflect trends in only one culture.from parents to describe this direct transmission.

They provide a theory of intergenerational transmission based on rational choices through a human capital theory approach, where the ability level of the o spring is a key determinant of the decision. Their model was consequently extended byLoury() andSolon() and.