Parental education and child health

Evidence from a natural experiment in Taiwan

In 1968, the Taiwanese government extended compulsory education from 6 to 9 years and opened over 150 new junior high schools at a differential rate among regions. Within each region, we exploit variations across cohorts in new junior high school openings to construct an instrument for schooling, an...

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Volume: 2
Main Author: Chou, Shin-yi
Liu, Jin-tan
Grossman, Michael
Joyce, Ted
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 2010
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: American economic journal. Applied economics Vol. 2; no. 1; pp. 33 - 61
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 1945-7790
1945-7782
1945-7790
EISSN: 1945-7790
Discipline: Economics
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