Family organisation and human capital inequalities in historic Europe: testing the association anew

@inproceedings{Szotysek2017FamilyOA,
  title={Family organisation and human capital inequalities in historic Europe: testing the association anew},
  author={M. Szołtysek and Radosław Poniat and S. Kl{\"u}sener and S. Gruber},
  year={2017}
}
There has been growing interest in the question of whether variation in family systems is a factor in the disparities in growth, development, and human capital formation. Studies by proponents of the field of New Institutional Economics have suggested that differences in family organisation could have considerable influence on regional developmental inequalities in today’s world, while a number of economic historians have argued that certain systems of marriage and household structure in the… Expand
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