NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
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Education and Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Childbearing: Evidence Using the Timing of Pregnancy Outcomes and Community Fixed Effects

Jason M. Fletcher, Barbara L. Wolfe

NBER Working Paper No. 13847
Issued in March 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank participants at the Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar Series at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for helpful comments and Deborah Johnson and Ronice Copeman for excellent editing. Part of this research was conducted while Wolfe was at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. All errors are our own. This research uses data from Add Health, a program project designed by J. Richard Udry, Peter S. Bearman, and Kathleen Mullan Harris, and funded by a grant P01-HD31921 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, with cooperative funding from 17 other agencies. Special acknowledgment is due Ronald R. Rindfuss and Barbara Entwisle for assistance in the original design. Persons interested in obtaining data files from Add Health should contact Add Health, Carolina Population Center, 123 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2524 (addhealth@unc.edu). The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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