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Source: Industrial Relations Journal
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1. Maclean, Johanna Catherine
Does Leaving School in an Economic Downturn Persistently Affect Body Weight? Evidence from Panel Data
Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 55,1 (January 2016): 122-148.
Also: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/irel.12128/abstract
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc. => Wiley Online
Keyword(s): Body Mass Index (BMI); Exits; Geocoded Data; Schooling; State-Level Data/Policy; Unemployment Rate, Regional; Weight

In this study I test whether leaving school when the state unemployment rate is high persistently affects body weight. Because the time and location of school leaving are potentially endogenous, I predict the economic conditions at school leaving with instruments based on birth date and residence at age 14. My findings show that by age 40 men (women) who left school when the state unemployment rate was high have lower (higher) body weight.
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Maclean, Johanna Catherine. "Does Leaving School in an Economic Downturn Persistently Affect Body Weight? Evidence from Panel Data." Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 55,1 (January 2016): 122-148.