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"There are many possible pathways between parental education, income, and health, and between child health and … socioeconomic status (as measured by education, income, occupation, or in some cases area of residence) and child health, and … between child health and adult education or income. Specifically, I ask two questions: What is the evidence regarding whether …
particularly concerned with the extent to which their finding that income effects on child health are the result of spurious … approach. Our results suggest that the income effects observed in the data are spurious. -- child health ; intergenerational …This paper investigates the robustness of recent findings on the effect of parental background on child health. We are …
Research on the socioeconomic determinants of health is often based on parental assessments of their children's health …. We assess this approach by comparing directly evaluations from parents, teachers, children and psychiatrists of three … turn results in systematic differences in the estimated magnitude and significance of the health-income gradient …
progress. Maternal education and mental health, family income, and major adverse life events, are all significant in explaining …We examine the effect of survey measurement error on the empirical relationship between child mental health and … personal and family characteristics, and between child mental health and educational progress. Our contribution is to use …