The Effect of Schooling on Mortality: New Evidence From 50,000 Swedish Twins

By using historical data on about 50,000 twins born in Sweden during 1886–1958, we demonstrate a positive and statistically significant relationship between years of schooling and longevity. This relation remains almost unchanged when exploiting a twin fixed-effects design to control for the influen...

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Volume: 53
Main Author: Petter Lundborg
Carl Hampus Lyttkens
Paul Nystedt
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NEW YORK Population Association of America (Springer) 01.08.2016
SPRINGER
published in: Demography Vol. 53; no. 4; pp. 1135 - 1168
Data of publication: 20160801
ISSN: 0070-3370
1533-7790
EISSN: 1533-7790
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
Age
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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