Young Adults Living with Their Parents and the Influence of Peers

@inproceedings{Adamopoulou2018YoungAL,
  title={Young Adults Living with Their Parents and the Influence of Peers},
  author={Effrosyni Adamopoulou and Ezgi Ermiş Kaya},
  year={2018}
}
This paper focuses on young adults in the US living with their parents and studies the role of peers. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health we analyse the influence of high school friends on the nest-leaving decision of young adults. We achieve identification by exploiting the differences in the timing of leaving the parental home among peers, the individual-specific nature of the peer groups, and by including school and grade fixed effects. Our results indicate… CONTINUE READING

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