Early Life Health Interventions and Academic Achievement

This paper studies the effect of improved early life health care on mortality and long-run academic achievement in school. We use the idea that medical treatments often follow rules of thumb for assigning care to patients, such as the classification of Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW), which assigns inf...

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Volume: 103
Main Author: Prashant Bharadwaj
Katrine Vellesen Løken
Christopher Neilson
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.08.2013
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 103; no. 5; pp. 1862 - 1891
Data of publication: 20130801
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
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