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Genes, Education, and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study

Nicholas W. Papageorge, Kevin Thom

NBER Working Paper No. 25114
Issued in September 2018

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Aysu Okbay for constructing some of the polygenic scores used in this analysis. For helpful comments and conversations, we thank Joseph Altonji, Robert Barbera, Daniel Belsky, Jonathan Beauchamp, Pietro Biroli, David Cesarini, Dora Costa, Stefanie Deluca, Jason Fletcher, Seth Gershenson, Barton Hamilton, Stephanie Heger, Erik Hurst, Steven Lehrer, Lance Lochner, Robert Moffitt, Aysu Okbay, Robert Pollak, Paul Romer, Victor Ronda, Petra Todd and Matthew Wiswall along with participants in seminars at Johns Hopkins University, New York University, the Census Bureau and SOLE 2016. We also thank Andrew Gray and Emma Kalish for excellent research assistance. The usual caveats apply. Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number RF1AG055654 (Thom). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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