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Does teenage childbearing reduce investment in human capital?

  • Dinand Webbink


  • Nicholas Martin
  • Peter Visscher
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    Article provided by Springer & European Society for Population Economics in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

    Volume (Year): 24 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 701-730

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:24:y:2011:i:2:p:701-730
    DOI: 10.1007/s00148-009-0270-7
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