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Journal Article

A note on the height - wage differential in the UK: cross-sectional evidence from the BHPS

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Publication date

2007

Abstract

Using BHPS data for the first time, evidence for the height-earnings relationship is updated for the UK. In contrast to prior findings, baseline height differentials mainly vanish once individuals' occupation and non-linear height gradients are accounted for.

Published in

Economics Letters

Volume

98 (3):288-293

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2007.05.005

Subjects

Wages And Earnings and Health

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/search/s?SEARCH=economics+letters&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=5

Notes

Previously 'In press, corrected proof' May 2007; Albert Sloman Library Periodicals *restricted to Univ. Essex registered users*

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