Birth Order and Child Health

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Lundberg, Evelina; Svaleryd, Helena;
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Nationalekonomiska institutionen
  • Subject: Birth order | child health | parental behavior | endogenous fertility | Economics | Nationalekonomi

Previous research has established that birth order affects outcomes such as educational achievements, IQ and earnings. The mechanisms behind these effects are, however, still largely unknown. In this paper, we examine birth-order effects on health, and whether health at... View more
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