The Impact of Education on Family Formation: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the UK
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We thank Julie Jefferies and Louise O’Leary for the considerable time and effort that they and their team have devoted to this project. It would not have been possible without the live births dataset that they supplied. We also thank Mary Grinsted for generously supplying the abortion data used in this paper and Kevin Lynch for his help with the Longitudinal Study. We are extremely grateful to Damon Clark for his invaluable input and help in securing the data. Thanks to various seminar participants, Sarah Bana, Jenna Stearns, Cathy Weinberger, and the UCSB Econometrics group for their comments and suggestions. We thank Alexandra Gecker, Chang Lee, and Corey White for excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.