The health returns to schooling

What can we learn from twins?

This paper estimates the health returns to schooling, using a twin design. For this purpose, I use data on monozygotic twins from the Midlife in the United States survey. The results suggest that completing high school improves health, as measured through self-reported health, chronic conditions, an...

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Volume: 26
Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer 2013
Springer-Verlag
SPRINGER
published in: Journal of population economics Vol. 26; no. 2; pp. 673 - 701
Data of publication: 2013
ISSN: 0176-1714
0933-1433
1432-1475
1432-1475
EISSN: 1432-1475
Discipline: Economics
Social Welfare & Social Work
Education
Subjects:
USA
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I12
J14
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