The impact of fathers' job loss during the recession of the 1980s on their children's educational attainment and labour market outcomes

@inproceedings{Gregg2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of fathers' job loss during the recession of the 1980s on their children's educational attainment and labour market outcomes},
  author={Paul Gregg and Lindsey Macmillan and Bilal Nasim},
  year={2012}
}
The research on intergenerational correlations in outcomes is increasingly moving from measurement into assessment of causal transmission mechanisms. This paper analyses the causal impact of fathers' job loss on their children's educational attainment and later economic outcomes. To do so, we isolate the effect of job loss associated with major industry contractions, mainly in manufacturing, during the recession of the 1980s by mapping industry-level employment change data from 1980 to 1983… CONTINUE READING
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