From the Cradle to the Labor Market? The Effect of Birth Weight on Adult Outcomes

Lower birth weight babies have worse outcomes, both short-run in terms of one-year mortality rates and longer run in terms of educational attainment and earnings. However, recent research has called into question whether birth weight itself is important or whether it simply reflects other hard-to-me...

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Volume: 122
Main Author: Sandra E. Black
Paul J. Devereux
Kjell G. Salvanes
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CARY MIT Press 01.02.2007
OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC
Oxford University Press
published in: The Quarterly journal of economics Vol. 122; no. 1; pp. 409 - 439
Data of publication: 20070201
ISSN: 0033-5533
1531-4650
EISSN: 1531-4650
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
AGE
Online Access: Fulltext
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