Does schooling affect health behavior ? Evidence from the educational expansion in Western Germany

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  title={Does schooling affect health behavior ? Evidence from the educational expansion in Western Germany},
  author={Hendrik Juerges and Steffen Reinhold},
  year={2009}
}
Does Schooling Affect Health Behavior? Evidence from the Educational Expansion in Western Germany During the postwar period German states pursued policies to increase the share of young Germans obtaining a university entrance diploma (Abitur) by building more academic track schools, but the timing of educational expansion differed between states. This creates exogenous variation in the availability of higher education, which allows estimating the causal effect of education on health behaviors… CONTINUE READING

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