From childhood to young adulthood: the importance of self-esteem during childhood for occupational achievements among young men and women

  title={From childhood to young adulthood: the importance of self-esteem during childhood for occupational achievements among young men and women},
  author={Charlotta Magnusson and Magnus Nermo},
  journal={Journal of Youth Studies},
  pages={1392 - 1410}
ABSTRACT This study investigates the impact of self-esteem during childhood on men’s and women’s occupational prestige in young adulthood. By combining first-hand information from parents in the Swedish Level-of-Living surveys (LNU) 2000 and their children in the Child-LNU in 2000 and the follow-up study in LNU-2010, we are able to assess how self-esteem during adolescence is related to occupational prestige in adulthood. Multivariate analyses were used to determine whether associations between… Expand
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