2016

Social Networks and Parental Behavior in the Intergenerational Transmission of Religion

Reprint No. 2016:56

Author(s): Eleonora Patacchini and Yves ZenouYear: 2016 Title: Quantitative Economics Volume (No.): 7 (3) Pages: 969–995
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Social Networks and Parental Behavior in the Intergenerational Transmission of Religion Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou


We analyze the intergenerational transmission of the strength of religion focusing on the interplay between family and social influences. We find that parental investment in transmitting religious values and peers' religiousity are complements. The relative importance of these socialization factors depends on the religiosity of the parents.


Reference:
Patacchini, Eleonora and Yves Zenou (2016), "Social Networks and Parental Behavior in the Intergenerational Transmission of Religion". Quantitative Economics 7(3), 969–995.

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