Does Health cause Schooling or Does Schooling cause Health?
AbstractUsing a panel data approach we investigate whether schooling cause health or health cause schooling. We found evidence that supports the influence of the level of health in increases in education and the influence of education growth in health improvements. Both effects are present in poor countries but not in rich ones.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Gestão e Economia (Portugal) in its series Working Papers de Gestão, Economia e Marketing (Management, Economics and Marketing Working Papers) with number e01/2007.
Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 2007
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-04-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2007-04-28 (Education)
- NEP-HEA-2007-04-28 (Health Economics)
- NEP-HRM-2007-04-28 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-URE-2007-04-28 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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