The Effect of Sibling Sex Composition on Women ' S Education and Earnings *

@inproceedings{Butcher2007TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Sibling Sex Composition on Women ' S Education and Earnings *},
  author={Kristin F. Butcher and Anne Case},
  year={2007}
}
This paper documents the impact of siblings on the education of men and women born in the United States between 1920 and 1965. We examine the effect of the number and sex composition of a boy or girl's siblings on that child's educational attainment. We find that throughout the century women's educational choices have been systematically affected by the sex composition of her siblings, and that men's choices have not. Women raised only with brothers have received on average significantly more… CONTINUE READING
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