Long-term effects of school quality on health and lifestyle: evidence from comprehensive schooling reforms in England

Jones, Andrew M, Rosa Dias, Pedro and Rice, Nigel (2011) Long-term effects of school quality on health and lifestyle: evidence from comprehensive schooling reforms in England. Journal of Human Capital, 5 (3). pp. 342-376. ISSN 1932-8664

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Abstract

Members of the National Child Development Study cohort attended very different
types of secondary schools, as their schooling lay within the transition
period of the comprehensive education reform in England and Wales. This
provides a natural setting to explore the impact of educational attainment and
of school quality on health and health-related behavior later in life. We use a
combination of matching methods and parametric regressions to deal with selection effects and to evaluate differences in adult health outcomes and health-related behavior for cohort members exposed to the old selective and to the new comprehensive educational systems.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic theory. Demography > HB0131 Methodology > HB0135 Mathematical economics. Quantitative methods Including econometrics, input-output analysis, game theory
Depositing User: Pedro Rosa Dias
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 15:16
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 02:06
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/41389

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