Economic Uncertainty, Parental Selection and Educational Outcomes

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, East Germany experienced an unprecedented temporary drop in fertility driven by economic uncertainty. Arnaud Chevalier discusses that the children born during this nativity slump perform worse from an early age onwards. Arnaud received his PhD from Birmingham University and worked at Keele university, LSE, UCD and University of Kent before coming to Royal Holloway.

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