ERIC Number: EJ548325
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Quantitative Genetic Analyses of Gender Differences in Educational and Occupational Careers.
Fischbein, Siv; And Others
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, v41 n1 p73-86 Mar 1997
Influences of heredity and environment on educational and occupational choice in mid-life and elderly cohorts were studied using longitudinal twin data (413 pairs). For both education and occupation there is a trend toward increasing genetic variance for females in comparison to males in the younger cohort. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Research supported by grants from the Swedish Council for Social Research and the Pennsylvania State University.