Long-term effects of school quality on health and lifestyle: evidence from comprehensive schooling reforms in England
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-08, 12:44 authored by Andrew M Jones, Pedro Rosa Dias, Nigel Rice
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.
JournalJournal of Human Capital
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
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