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The effect of lone motherhood on the smoking behavior of young adults

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  • Marco Francesconi

    (University of Essex, Essex, UK)

  • Stephen P. Jenkins

    (University of Essex, Essex, UK)

  • Thomas Siedler

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We provide evidence that living with an unmarried mother during childhood raises smoking propensities for young adults in Germany. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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Article provided by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in its journal Health Economics.

Volume (Year): 19 (2010)
Issue (Month): 11 ()
Pages: 1377-1384

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  1. Tubeuf & Florence Jusot & Damien Bricard, 2011. "Mediating role of education and lifestyles in the relationship betwee early-life conditions and health: evidence from the 1958 British cohort," Working Papers, Academic Unit of Health Economics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds 1106, Academic Unit of Health Economics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds.
  2. Carmel Hannan & Brendan Halpin, 2014. "A large body of international literature has documented a correlation between nontraditional family structure and poorer child outcomes, yet researchers continue to disagree as to whether the associat," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 45(1), pages 1-24.
  3. Helmut Rainer & Timo Hener & Thomas Siedler & Anita Fichtl, 2013. "Politische Sozialisation im Wandel? Zusammenhang von Familienstruktur und bürgerschaftlichem Engagement," Ifo Schnelldienst, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 66(17), pages 30-38, 09.

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