What type of negative experiences stimulate criminal involvement? Does the month in which someone is born matter for their educational performance; and what makes most people happy?

This dissertation calls attention to these pressing problems. Some of the findings confirm the evidence in the current literature, whereas others reach opposite conclusions. Either way, all of these problems can benefit from further investigation and policy consideration.

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Keywords long-run effect, twin fixed effects, negative experiences, relative age effect, crime, victimization, emotional well-being
Promotor H.D. Webbink (Dinand) , A.C. Gielen (Anne)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
ISBN 978-90-5170-782-3
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/79875
Series Tinbergen Instituut Research Series
Misheva, V.V. (2016, April 21). The Long-Run Effects of a Bad Start (No. 647). Tinbergen Instituut Research Series. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/79875