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dc.contributor.authorGrenet, Julienen_US
dc.contributor.authorHart, Robert A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, J. Elizabethen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-27en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-23T11:33:50Z-
dc.date.available2011-11-23T11:33:50Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-201104133851en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/51722-
dc.description.abstractWe add to the literature on the long-term economic effects of male military service. We concentrate on post-war British conscription into the armed services from 1949 to 1960. It was called National Service and applied to males aged 18 to 26. Based on a regression discontinuity design we estimate the effect of military service on the earnings of those required to serve through conscription. We argue that, in general, we should not expect to find large long-term real earnings among conscripts compared to later birth cohorts of males who were not eligible for call-up. Our empirical evidence firmly rejects the view that conscription entails relative long-term real earnings differences.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x5563en_US
dc.subject.jelJ24en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.jelN44en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordNational Serviceen_US
dc.subject.keywordWWII conscriptionen_US
dc.subject.keywordlong-term real earningsen_US
dc.subject.keywordregression discontinuity designen_US
dc.subject.stwEinkommenen_US
dc.subject.stwWehrdiensten_US
dc.subject.stwErwerbsverlaufen_US
dc.subject.stwKosten-Nutzen-Analyseen_US
dc.subject.stwGroßbritannienen_US
dc.titleAbove and beyond the call: Long-term real earnings effects of British male military conscription in the post-war yearsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn664842542en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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