Kinship structure, stress, and the gender gap in competition

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Vol/Iss. 192 Elsevier Published In Pages: 36-57
By Lowes, Sara


Men and women of matrilineal descent will be more likely to choose to compete than those from patrilineal descent.


Hypothesis was also tested using migration status and age factors, neither of which were significant (p> .1).


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Ordinary least square regressionNot supportedp> .1UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Matrilineal DescentIndependentRule Of Descent
Choice of competition DependentSocial Personality, Competition