ERIC Number: EJ644923
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Educational Attainment and Health: Evidence from a Sample of Older Adults.
Adams, Scott J.
Education Economics, v10 n1 p97-109 Apr 2002
Examines the independent effect of education on the health of older adults while controlling for individual and family characteristics. Uses the quarter of birth as an instrument to correct for estimates of biases. Finds higher levels of educational attainment are significantly and positively associated with the better health of older adults. (Contains 23 references.) (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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