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We use information from two prospective British birth cohort studies to explorethe antecedents of adult malaise, an indicator of incipient depression. Thesestudies include a wealth of information on childhood circumstances, behaviour,test scores and family background, measured several times...
This study used data from the British Cohort Study to examine the relationshipsbetween childhood background experiences and a variety of indicators of adultwell-being. Similar to an earlier study that analyses the National ChildDevelopment Study, we use a rich array of childhood background...
Using data on nine countries from the Luxembourg Income Study database, we estimate trajectories in gross and disposable family incomes for families following one of several stylized life-courses: marrying or partnering at age 24 but not having children; partnering at age 24 and having one child...
The earnings of mothers make up an important, but difficult to quantify, component of parental expenditures on children. This paper compares the long-term earnings of women with children, women without children, and men. The study conducts separate analyses for less educated, moderately...