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Publications of the Project: Neighbourhood Effects: The Analysis of individual rational behaviour in a social context

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SOEPpapers 716 / 2014

Is It the Family or the Neighborhood? Evidence from Sibling and Neighbor Correlations in Youth Education and Health

In this paper we present sibling and neighbor correlations in school grades and cognitive skills as well as indicators of physical and mental health for a sample of German adolescents. In a first step, we estimate sibling correlations and find substantial influence of shared family and community background on all outcomes. To further disentangle the influence of family background and neighborhood, ...

2014| Elisabeth Bügelmayer, Daniel D. Schnitzlein
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Is It the Family or the Neighborhood? Evidence from Sibling and Neighbor Correlations in Youth Education and Health

In this paper, we present sibling and neighbor correlations in school grades and cognitive skills, as well as indicators of physical and mental health, for a sample of German adolescents. In a first step, we estimate sibling correlations and find a substantial influence of shared family and community background on all outcomes. To further disentangle the influence of family background and neighborhood, ...

In: Journal of Economic Inequality 16 (2018), 3, S. 369-388 | Elisabeth Bügelmayer, Daniel D. Schnitzlein
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