The impact of parental income and education on child health : further evidence for England

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Show simple item record Doyle, Orla Harmon, Colm Walker, Ian 2009-04-29T15:45:48Z 2009-04-29T15:45:48Z 2007 Geary Institute en 2007-02-01
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates the robustness of recent findings on the effect of parental education and income on child health. We are particularly concerned about spurious correlation arising from the potential endogeneity of parental income and education. Using an instrumental variables approach, our results suggest that the parental income and education effects are generally larger than are suggested by the correlations observed in the data. Moreover, we find strong support for the causal effect of income being large for the poor, but small at the average level of income. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Geary Institute en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Geary Institute Discussion Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP/6/2007 en
dc.relation.uri The impact of parental income and education on the health of their children (2005) en
dc.relation.uri en
dc.subject Child health en
dc.subject Intergenerational transmission en
dc.subject.classification I1 en
dc.subject.lcsh Parent and child en
dc.subject.lcsh Children--Health and hygiene en
dc.title The impact of parental income and education on child health : further evidence for England en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.authorurl Orla Doyle (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorurl Colm Harmon (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0007 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0009 en
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dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Doyle|Orla|aut|UCD0007
dc.neeo.contributor Harmon|Colm|aut|UCD0009
dc.neeo.contributor Walker|Ian|aut|

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