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The Cost of Bad Parents : Evidence from Incarceration on Children ’ s Education

@inproceedings{Arteaga2018TheCO,
  title={The Cost of Bad Parents : Evidence from Incarceration on Children ’ s Education},
  author={Carolina Arteaga},
  year={2018}
}
This paper provides evidence that parental incarceration increases children’s educational attainment. I collect criminal records for 100,000 convicted poor parents in Colombia and combine it with administrative data on the educational attainment of their children. To overcome endogeneity concerns in incarceration I use exogenous variation that results from the random assignment of defendants to judges who differ in their stringency to convict and send defendants to prison. I write down an… 
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