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ERIC Number: EJ590720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-166X
How Does Adolescent Fertility Affect the Human Capital and Wages of Young Women?
Klepinger, Daniel; Lundberg, Shelly; Plotnick, Robert
Journal of Human Resources, v34 n3 p421-48 Sum 1999
Analysis of data from a sample of women in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth shows that adolescent fertility substantially reduces years of formal education and work experience. These reductions in human capital have a significant effect on wages at age 25. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth