Is being in school better? The impact of school on children's BMI when starting age is endogenous

In this paper, we investigate the impact of attending school on body weight and obesity using a regression-discontinuity design. As is the case with academic outcomes, school exposure is related to unobserved determinants of weight outcomes because some families choose to have their child start scho...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Anderson, Patricia M
Butcher, Kristin F
Cascio, Elizabeth U
Schanzenbach, Diane Whitmore
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.09.2011
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 30; no. 5; pp. 977 - 986
Data of publication: September 2011
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
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I12
I14
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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