Father Presence and the Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment

Father Presence and the Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment

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Published

Journal of Human Resources, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2016

Website

http:// http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/early/2015/11/20/jhr.51.4.1014-6678R.full.pdf+html?sid=309a7253-6620-4ecb-a710-d666b0b18ad7

Abstract

Our study uses differences in paternal exposure across siblings in families experiencing a paternal death to investigate the extent father's "presence" can explain the intergenerational correlation in educational outcomes.