Jan 7, 2012


. . . teenage fatherhood decreases years of schooling and the likelihood of receiving a high school diploma and increases general educational development receipt. Source

. . . [negative] publicity arising from sexual offenders within the Church explains 5% of the decline in the availability of Catholic schooling. Source. Paper

Comparing children with similar background characteristics and parental mate‐selection patterns who differ only in terms of whether their parents marry after childbirth, we find that marriage after childbirth significantly increases a child's early cognitive performance but there is no evidence that it affects child asthma risk or behavioral outcomes. Source. Paper.

If education distributions differ by ethnicity, then spouse‐searchers may trade similarities in ethnicity for similarities in education when choosing spouses. SourcePaper

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