Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcomes
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We thank Yossef Bashara of Taldor for coordinating and managing the Yemenite survey. Yaron Aronshtam, Shahaf Cohen, Dorit Hofnung and Roy Mill provided able research assistance. We benefited from comments of participants at the NBER Labor Studies and Cohort Studies Spring 2008 conferences, NBER Summer Institute Children’s Workshop in 2008, the CMPO Bristol 2008 conference and seminars at Aarhus, Bar Ilan University, Cornell University, Institut d’Anàlisi Econòmica – Barcelona, London School of Economics, and Hebrew University. This research was supported by Israel Science Foundation Grant No. 1309/04 and by the Maurice Falk Institute for Economic Research. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.