Is the Impact of Health Shocks Cushioned by Socio-Economic Status ? The Case of Low Birthweight

This paper examines the long-term effects of low birthweight (LBW) on educational attainments, labor market outcomes, and health status using a data from the National Child Development Study. The study has followed the cohort of children born in Great Britain during one week in 1958 through age 33. We pay particular attention to possible interactions… (More)