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ERIC Number: EJ1132695
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0964-5292
Left behind by Birth Month
Solli, Ingeborg Foldøy
Education Economics, v25 n4 p323-346 2017
Utilizing comprehensive administrative data from Norway I investigate long-term birth month effects. I demonstrate that the oldest children in class have a substantially higher GPA than their younger peers. The birth month differences are larger for low-SES children. Furthermore, I find that the youngest children in class are lagging significantly behind their older peers on the educational track, and need more time to reach the same level of earnings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Norway