Body Size, Skills, and Income: Evidence From 150,000 Teenage Siblings

We provide new evidence on the long-run labor market penalty of teenage overweight and obesity using unique and large-scale data on 150,000 male siblings from the Swedish military enlistment. Our empirical analysis provides four important results. First, we provide the first evidence of a large adul...

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Volume: 51
Main Author: Petter Lundborg
Paul Nystedt
Dan-Olof Rooth
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Boston Springer 01.10.2014
Springer US
SPRINGER
published in: Demography Vol. 51; no. 5; pp. 1573 - 1596
ORCID: 0000-0001-8887-5677
Data of publication: 20141001
ISSN: 0070-3370
1533-7790
1533-7790
EISSN: 1533-7790
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
Age
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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