Sibling Resemblance and Intersibling Effects in Educational Attainment.

  title={Sibling Resemblance and Intersibling Effects in Educational Attainment.},
  author={Robert M. Hauser and Raymond Sin-kwok Wong},
  journal={Sociology Of Education},
Motivated by Benin and Johnsonss (1984) study of 2 samples of adult Nebraska siblings the authors model reciprocal influence between male siblings to determine whether there is reciprocal influence between siblings or a predominant flow of influence from older to younger siblings in the determination of educational attainment. Contrary to Benin and Johnson this reanalysis of their data shows that differences in common family variance among types of sibling pairs are not derived from an… Expand

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