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Román Culebro Martínez's Blog – October 2019 Archive (1)

TEENAGE PREGNANCY IN MEXICO: EVOLUTION AND CONSEQUENCES (By Arceo-Gómez & Campos-Vázquez)

We analyze the consequences of a teenage pregnancy event in the short and long run in Mexico. Using longitudinal and cross-section data, we match females who became pregnant and those who did not based on a propensity score. In the short run, we find that a teenage pregnancy causes a decrease of 0.6-0.8 years of schooling, lower school attendance, fewer hours of work and a higher marriage rate. In the long run, we find that a teenage pregnancy results in a 1-1.2-year loss in years of…

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Added by Román Culebro Martínez on October 4, 2019 at 11:05am — No Comments

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