The Effect of Parental Wealth on Tenure Choice: A study of Family Background and Young Adults' Housing Situation

Publication year: 2009

Cecilia Enström Öst

The aim of this paper is to investigate whether parental wealth influences the tenure choice of young adults. Data from three birthcohorts that entered the housing market during different periods suggest that family background has now become an important factor in describing young adults’ housing situation which now may have become a matter of class affiliation.

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Publication year: 2009

Cecilia Enström Öst

The aim of this paper is to investigate whether parental wealth influences the tenure choice of young adults. Data from three birthcohorts that entered the housing market during different periods suggest that family background has now become an important factor in describing young adults’ housing situation which now may have become a matter of class affiliation.

Download Working Paper 2009 no.1