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The Intergenerational Transmission of Risk and Trust Attitudes

Thomas Dohmen, Armin Falk, David Huffman and Uwe Sunde.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Demographic Economics; Economic Sociology; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 16745 words.

Recent theories endogenize the attitude endowments of individuals, assuming that they are shaped by the attitudes of parents and other role models. This paper tests empirically for the...

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Peer Effects and Social Networks in Education

Antoni Calvó-Armengol, Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economic Sociology. 13303 words.

We develop a model that shows that, at the Nash equilibrium, the outcome of each individual embedded in a network is proportional to his/her Katz-Bonacich centrality measure. This measure...

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