This is how nature and nurture affect economic success
Research has found there is a substantial role for the environment in the transmission of wealth and a much smaller role for pre-birth factors.
Paul Devereux received his B.A. in economics from Trinity College Dublin in 1990 and his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University in 1997. Currently, he is Professor of Economics at University College Dublin and is affiliated with the Geary Institute, IZA, and CEPR.