The Contribution of Genes and the Environment to Educational and Socioeconomic Attainments in Australia.

  • Gary N. Marks
  • Published 2017 in
    Twin research and human genetics : the official…


This article analyzes the contribution of genetics and the environment to educational attainment, occupational status, and income using data from over 1,100 monozygotic and 400 dizygotic Australian twin pairs aged from 18 to 99. The respective heritability estimates were 0.54, 0.37, and 0.18. The bivariate heritabilities were 0.71 for educational attainment… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/thg.2017.32


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