Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Following in the Family Footsteps
Historically, the phenomenon of children entering their parents' careers — following in their parents' footsteps — was perceived as a social ill. It was a sign that the children were trapped by barriers keeping them out of other occupations and relegating them to reliving the work lives of their parents.
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David A. Price, "Following in the Family Footsteps"
, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Econ Focus, issue 4Q, pages 15-17, 2017.
Keywords: parents; careers; parents footsteps; family
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