How Does Health in Childhood Impact Labor Market Earnings Over the Life Course?

TitleHow Does Health in Childhood Impact Labor Market Earnings Over the Life Course?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsHaas, SA, Glymour, MM, Berkman, LF
JournalJournal of Health and Social Behavior
Volume52
Issue3
Pagination297-297
KeywordsDemographics, Health Conditions and Status, Public Policy
Abstract

POLICY IMPLICATIONS The findings suggest that earnings inequality results in part from differences in early life health status. ... policy interventions designed to improve the health of all children and to reduce disparities in childhood health can have large spillover effects on adult earnings success that persist over the entire work career.

Endnote Keywords

Educational attainment/Chronic illnesses/Inequality

Endnote ID

62632

Citation Key7610