Free Discussion Paper Download 23 January 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

CEPR's newest free discussion paper investigates the link between birth order and the career outcome of becoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a company. 

They find that CEOs are more likely to be the first-born. This result holds for family firms, where traditionally the oldest child is appointed to run the family business, but also for non-family firms. Download for free:

Are CEOs More Likely to Be First-Borns?

by Claudia Custodio and Stephan Siegel



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