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dc.contributor.authorWalker, Ianen_US
dc.contributor.authorZhu, Yuen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-21T16:53:33Z-
dc.date.available2011-10-21T16:53:33Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/50634-
dc.description.abstractTeen motherhood continues to be high in the US and the UK relative to most other western European countries. While recent research has clarified how effective policies to reduce teen motherhood might be (Kearney (2009)), there remains little evidence that quantifies the causal effects of teen motherhood on such mothers and their first born children. This paper provides estimates of the causal effect of teen motherhood on worklessness and does so by exploiting the availability of two sources of exogenous variation in maternal age at first birth, which have not previously been used in this literature. Despite the strength of our instruments, we find no significant causal effects.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv. of Kent, School of Economics |cCanterburyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aSchool of Economics discussion papers |x09,17en_US
dc.subject.jelI3en_US
dc.subject.jelJ13en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordteen motherhooden_US
dc.subject.keywordworklessnessen_US
dc.subject.keywordcausal effecten_US
dc.subject.stwSchwangerschaften_US
dc.subject.stwJugendlicheen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitslosigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.subject.stwUSAen_US
dc.titleThe causal effect of teen motherhood on worklessnessen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn611461498en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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