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Autor(en):
Jürges, Hendrik 
Titel:
Collateral damage: Educational attainment and labor market outcomes among German war and post-war cohorts 
Abstract:
We use data from the West German 1970 census to explore the link between being born during or shortly after World War II and educational and labor market outcomes 25 years later. We document, for the first time, that men and women born in the relatively short period between November 1945 and May 1946 have significantly and substantially lower educational attainment and occupational status than cohorts born shortly before or after.Several alternative explanations for this new finding are put to t...    »
 
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Arbeitspapier/Diskussionspapier 
Jahr:
2012