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Do jobs run in families? by Research at Facebook Blog

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The short answer to the question is yes, but that has qualifiers.

We see that people within a family are proportionally more likely to eventually also choose the same occupation, and this is especially true of twins. However, in absolute terms the vast majority of kids strike their own path and choose a profession different than that of their parents or their siblings.

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