Table of contents for Unequal chances : family background and economic success / edited by Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis, and Melissa Osborne Groves.


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CHAPTER ONE
The Apple Does Not Fall Far from the Tree
Greg Duncan, Ariel Kalil, Susan E. Mayer, Robin Tepper,
and Monique R. Payne                                   23
CHAPTER TWO
The Apple Falls Even Closer to the Tree than We Thought:
New and Revised Estimates of the Intergenerational
Inheritance of Earnings
Bhashkar Mazumder                                      80
CHAPTER THREE
The Changing Effect of Family Background on the Incomes of
American Adults
David J. Harding, Christopher Jencks, Leonard M. Lopoo,
and Susan E. Mayer                                    100
CHAPTER FOUR
Influences of Nature and Nurture on Earnings Variation:
A Report on a Study of Various Sibling Types in Sweden
Anders Bjorklund, Markus Jdntti, and Gary Solon       145
CHAPTER FIVE
Rags, Riches, and Race: The Intergenerational Economic
Mobility of Black and White Families in the United States
Tom Hertz                                             165
CHAPTER SIX
Resemblance in Personality and Attitudes between Parents and
Their Children: Genetic and Environmental Contributions
John C. Loehlin                                        192
CHAPTER SEVEN
Personality and the Intergenerational Transmission of
Economic Status
Melissa Osborne Groves                                208
CHAPTER EIGHT
Son Preference, Marriage, and Intergenerational Transfer in
Rural China
Marcus W. Feldman, Shuzhuo Li, Nan Li, Shripad Tuliapurkar,
and Xiaoyi Jin                                          232
CHAPTER NINE
Justice, Luck, and the Family: The Intergenerational
Transmission of Economic Advantage from a
Normative Perspective
Adam Swift                                              256



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Income distribution Social aspects Congresses, Family Economic aspects Congresses, Inheritance and succession Social aspects Congresses, Equality Psychological aspects Congresses, Social status Psychological aspects Congresses, Social mobility Psychological aspects Congresses, InequalityFamily backgroundUnequal chancesEconomic success