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dc.contributor.authorXu, Guoen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-01en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-15T15:02:24Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-15T15:02:24Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/55287-
dc.description.abstractExploiting Tangshan 1976 - the deadliest earthquake in the 20th century - as a source of exogenous variation, we estimate the long-run effect of a historical shock on contemporary socio-economic outcomes. Cohorts born after the earthquake were not only larger, but exhibit lower school completion rates, particularly among the female today. Despite lower schooling levels, there is no evidence for adverse labour market outcomes. We conduct robustness checks and argue that the effect is causal.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion papers // German Institute for Economic Research |x1117en_US
dc.subject.jelI20en_US
dc.subject.jelJ00en_US
dc.subject.jelO18en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordenvironmental shocken_US
dc.subject.keywordearthquakeen_US
dc.subject.keywordnatural disasteren_US
dc.subject.keywordeducationen_US
dc.subject.keywordfertilityen_US
dc.subject.stwErdbebenen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwFruchtbarkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwChinaen_US
dc.titleLong-run consequences of natural disasters: Evidence from Tangshanen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn684562650en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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