Military service and human capital accumulation

Evidence from colonial Punjab

This paper estimates the impact of military recruitment during World War Ion human capital accumulation in colonial Punjab. The empirical strategy exploits the exogenous increase in recruitment by the Indian Army during the war. Higher military recruitment is found to be associated with increased li...

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Volume: 51
Main Author: Vanden Eynde, Oliver
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 2016
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 51; no. 4; pp. 1003 - 1035
Data of publication: 2016
ISSN: 0022-166X
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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