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Family size and child outcomes: Is there really no trade-off?
Uppsala University, Units outside the University, Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation.
2010 (English)In: Labour Economics, ISSN 0927-5371, E-ISSN 1879-1034, Vol. 17, no 1, 130-139 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

We study the impact of family size on intermediate and long-term outcomes using twin births as an exogenous source of variation in family size in an unusually rich dataset. Similar to recent studies, we find no evidence of a causal effect on long-term outcomes and show that not taking selection effects into account will likely overstate the effects. We do, however, find a small but significant negative impact of family size on grades in compulsory and secondary school among children who are likely to be vulnerable to further restrictions on parental investments.

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2010. Vol. 17, no 1, 130-139 p.
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Twin births, Family size, Education, Earnings
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Economics and Business
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-147701DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2009.05.003ISI: 000274605600012OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-147701DiVA: diva2:400764
Available from: 2011-02-28 Created: 2011-02-28 Last updated: 2017-12-11Bibliographically approved

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