Cultural Transmission of Civicness
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
January 27, 2012
Univ. of Copenhagen Dept. of Economics Discussion Paper No. 11-33
This paper estimates the intergeneration transmission of civicness by studying second generation immigrants in 29 European countries with ancestry in 83 nations. There is significant transmission of civicness both on the mother’s and the father’s side. The estimates are quantitatively significant and provide evidence on the transmission of trustworthiness.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: intergenerational transmission, civicness, civic virtues, trustworthiness, cultural transmission
JEL Classification: D13, D83, J62, Z13working papers series
Date posted: January 27, 2012
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