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The Effect of Family Size on Child Health Outcomes

: This paper studies the causal effect of family size on children’s health. We formulate a model of child health production where family size has a negative effect on child health due to resource dilution but a positive effect due to a positive effect on the development of the immune system, as prop...

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Main Author: Lundborg, Petter
Ralsmark, Hilda
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 Freely available online
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