Body size, skills, and income

Evidence from 150,000 teenage siblings

Despite the widely described consequences of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity the economics literature to date has almost exclusively focused on the relationship between body size and earnings among adults. We provide new evidence on the long-run labor market penalty of teenage overwe...

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Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Nystedt, Paul
Rooth, Dan-Olof
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: 2013
Data of publication: 2013
Discipline: Economics
Series: Working paper series
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: SwePub
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