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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

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Nepali father and daughter

Parental and family influences on teens

3/7/2011 feature story

Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Arland Thornton investigate how central aspects of the parental family influence the family-formation experiences of young adults in Nepal. This study looks at parental socioeconomic achievements and aspirations, attitudes and values, religious beliefs and behavior, and social activities.

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William Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Arland Thornton

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