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Childhood Sporting Activities and Adult Labour-Market Outcomes

Cabane, C., Clark, Andrew E. (2015) Childhood Sporting Activities and Adult Labour-Market Outcomes. Annals of Economics and Statistics, 119/20 . pp. 123-148. ISSN 2115-4430. (doi:10.15609/annaeconstat2009.119-120.123) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:69188)

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Abstract

It is well known that non-cognitive skills are an important determinant

both skills and returns, which has hampered empirical work. We here

or signalling the individual’s non-cognitive skills endowment. We

by schoolchildren translates into adult labour-market outcomes. We

sports at school leads to, ceteris paribus, very different types of jobs

of the endogeneity of sporting activities in order to tease out a causal

success. As such, we contribute to the literature on the returns to

non-cognitive skills.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.15609/annaeconstat2009.119-120.123
Uncontrolled keywords: Job quality, Sport, Non-cognitive skills
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Industrial Relations/HRM
Depositing User: Andrew Clark
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2018 10:54 UTC
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2020 04:10 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/69188 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Clark, Andrew E.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7004-7654
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