School Spirit: Exploring the Long-Term Effects of the U.S. Temperance Movement on Educational Attainment

@article{FrancisTan2018SchoolSE,
  title={School Spirit: Exploring the Long-Term Effects of the U.S. Temperance Movement on Educational Attainment},
  author={Andrew Francis-Tan and C. Tan and Ruhan Zhang},
  journal={Human Health & Disease eJournal},
  year={2018}
}
  • Andrew Francis-Tan, C. Tan, Ruhan Zhang
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Human Health & Disease eJournal
  • Abstract This study examines the long-term consequences of the U.S. temperance movement, one of the largest-scale policy changes impacting alcohol consumption in history. Using a sample of persons born between 1900 and 1925 drawn from nationally representative census microdata, the study investigates the effect of prenatal temperance environment on adult educational outcomes. The quantitative analysis uses proxies for temperance environment: the strength of temperance laws and the density of… CONTINUE READING

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