Origins of Gender Norms : Sibling Gender Composition and Women ’ s Choice of Occupation and Partner

@inproceedings{Brene2018OriginsOG,
  title={Origins of Gender Norms : Sibling Gender Composition and Women ’ s Choice of Occupation and Partner},
  author={Anne Ardila Bren\oe},
  year={2018}
}
  • Anne Ardila Brenøe
  • Published 2018
I examine how the childhood family environment—more precisely, sibling gender composition—affects women’s gender identity, measured through their choice of occupation and partner. Using Danish administrative data, I causally estimate the effect of having a second-born brother relative to a sister for first-born women. The results show that women with a… CONTINUE READING