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The Effect of Lone Motherhood on the Smoking Behaviour of Young Adults

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  • Marco Francesconi
  • Stephen P. Jenkins
  • 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.

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Paper provided by DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) in its series SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research with number 217.

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Length: 14 : Anh. p.
Date of creation: 2009
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Handle: RePEc:diw:diwsop:diw_sp217

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Keywords: smoking; lone parent; childhood family structure; divorce; unobserved heterogeneity;

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  1. Tubeuf, Sandy & Jusot, Florence & Bricard, Damien, 2012. "Mediating role of education and lifestyles in the relationship between early-life conditions and health : evidence from the 1958 British cohort," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine, Paris Dauphine University 123456789/9292, Paris Dauphine University.
  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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