Birth weight and vulnerability to a macroeconomic crisis

This paper shows that early-life health is an important determinant of labor market vulnerability during macroeconomic downturns. Using data on twins during Sweden's crisis of the early 1990s, we show that individuals with higher birth weight are differentially less likely to receive unemployme...

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Volume: 66
Main Author: Bharadwaj, Prashant
Bietenbeck, Jan
Lundborg, Petter
Rooth, Dan-Olof
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.07.2019
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published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 66; pp. 136 - 144
ORCID: 0000-0002-3033-1156
0000-0001-8887-5677
Data of publication: July 2019
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
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