Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/18584
Authors: 
Tamm, Marcus
Year of Publication: 
2005
Series/Report no.: 
RWI Discussion Papers 33
Abstract: 
This paper analyses the association between health outcomes of newborn children and mother?s poverty status during pregnancy.We use a new questionnaire accompanying the GSOEP which collects abundant information on health outcomes. The findings indicate that there is generally no effect from poverty to health, except on the probability of preterm birth. Furthermore,we find some indication of intergenerational transmission of health status.
Subjects: 
Poverty
child birth
doctor visits
JEL: 
J13
I39
I12
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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