Education, Skills and Learning

Could being the oldest in your age group have an impact on your earnings?

In both education and sports the youngest children in their age group are usually at a disadvantage, but could this effect last into adulthood? Image: REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Luca Fumarco

RED, Institut National de la Statistique et des études économiques, Luxembourg

Giambattista Rossi

Research student, Birkbeck College, University of London


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