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The Prince and the Pauper: The effect of inherited-wealth status on productivity in the lab

Sofia Monteiro, Justine Burns & Patrizio Piraino
There is limited theory and empirical evidence about the effects of inherited wealth and social comparison on individual labor-market behavior. Investigating the impact of inherited-wealth status – an accident of birth rather than an outcome of competition – contributes to the understanding of the...
May 2018
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