NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Like Father, Like Son? A Note on the Intergenerational Transmission of IQ Scores

Sandra E. Black, Paul J. Devereux, Kjell G. Salvanes

NBER Working Paper No. 14274
Issued in August 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

Black and Devereux gratefully acknowledge financial support from the National Science Foundation. Salvanes thanks the Research Council of Norway for financial support. We would like to thank Gary Solon for helpful comments. We are indebted to Stig Jakobsen who was instrumental in obtaining access to the IQ data from the Norwegian Armed Forces. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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