The Long { Run Educational Cost of World War II An Example of Local Average Treatment E ® ect Estimation


An important component of the long run cost of a war is the loss of human capital su®ered by children in schooling age who receive less education because of the war. This paper shows that in the European countries involved in WWII, children who were ten years old during the con°ict were signi ̄cantly less likely to proceed into higher education. On the… (More)

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