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The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations

Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn, Albert Yung-Hsu Liu, Kerry L. Papps

NBER Working Paper No. 14388
Issued in October 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are indebted for helpful comments and suggestions to Susan Dynarski, Klaus Zimmermann, two anonymous referees and participants at the Society of Labor Economists meetings in Boston, May 2009; the Midwest Economics Association Meetings in St Louis, March 2011; the Centre of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance (ESOP) Workshop on Gender and Households in Oslo, May 2011; the IZA/CEPR 13th European Summer Symposium in Labour Economics in Buch, Ammersee, September 2011; and seminars at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) and Yale Law School. We thank Peter Brummund for excellent research assistance, and the Russell Sage Foundation for financial support. Portions of the research for this paper were completed while Blau and Kahn were Visiting Fellows in the Economics Department of Princeton University, supported by the Industrial Relations Section. 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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