Birth weight in the long run

We study the effect of birth weight on long-run outcomes using data on Swedish twins born between 1926 and 1958 linked to administrative records spanning entire life-time labor market histories. We find that birth weight positively affects permanent income and income across large parts of the lifecy...

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Volume: 53
Main Author: Bharadwaj, Prashant
Lundborg, Petter
Rooth, Dan-Olof
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 2018
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 53; no. 1; pp. 189 - 231
ORCID: 0000-0001-8887-5677
Data of publication: 2018
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Statistics
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Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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