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Fathers' Employment and Sons' Stature: The Long-Run Effects of a Positive Regional Employment Shock in South Africa's Mining Industry

Mariotti, Martine

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Martine Mariotti from Australian National University and Stellenbosch University examines the long-run effects of a positive regional employment shock in South Africa's mining industry in this article. The article uses the 2008 wave of the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) to determine the impact of an unexpected shock to the labor supply of the South African mining industry between 1975 and 1978 on living standards in the South African homelands. The NIDS data improve on other...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35206
Source: Economic Development and Cultural Change
DOI: 10.1086/679755

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