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The effect of schooling on teenage childbearing: evidence using changes in compulsory education laws

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  • Mary Silles, 2011. "The effect of schooling on teenage childbearing: evidence using changes in compulsory education laws," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 24(2), pages 761-777, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:24:y:2011:i:2:p:761-777
    DOI: 10.1007/s00148-010-0334-8
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    Keywords

    Education; Childbearing; Endogeneity bias; I21;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education

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