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Long-run Relations between Childhood Shocks and Health in Late Adulthood-Evidence from the Survey of Health, Ageing, and Retirement in Europe.

CESifo Econ Stud 2014 Jun;60(2):402-434

University of Linz, Austria. e-mail: ,

In this article, we address the long-run associations between childhood shocks and health in late adulthood. Applying a life-course approach and data from SHARE, we estimate direct and indirect relations of shocks like relocation, dispossession, or hunger and health outcomes after 50 years of age. Having lived in a children's home, in a foster family, or having suffered a period of hunger turn out to be the most detrimental. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifu015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4335918PMC
June 2014
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Rising Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility: The Role of Public Investments in Human Capital.

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Anna Aizer

CESifo Econ Stud 2014 Jun;60(2):280-311

Department of Economics, Brown University and National Bureau of Economic Research.

One consequence of the rise in inequality witnessed over the past 40 years is its potentially negative impact on intergenerational mobility if parents at the bottom of the income distribution invest significantly less in their children's human capital. I consider whether public investments in children can potentially offset the inequality of private investments. Specifically, examining changes in public spending in 25 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development countries over the period 2000-2009, I find that increases in spending on health are most strongly associated with reductions in the importance of family background and declines in inequality in the production of child human capital as measured by the Program for International Student Assessment test scores among 15-year-olds. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifu010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4239134PMC
June 2014
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DO FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAMS DECREASE POVERTY? EVIDENCE FROM PUBLIC CENSUS DATA.

CESifo Econ Stud 2014 ;60(2):312-337

Department of Economics, University of Michigan, 611 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109; .

This paper provides new evidence that family planning programs are associated with a decrease in the share of children and adults living in poverty. Our research design exploits the county roll-out of U.S. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifu011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4206087PMC
January 2014
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