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21-035/V - Disparities in socio-economic status and BMI in the UK are partly due to genetic and environmental luck


  • Authors
    Casper A.P. Burik, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Hyeokmoon Kweon, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Philipp D. Koellinger, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Publication date
    May 4, 2021
  • Keywords
    inequality, income, education, BMI, genetics, polygenic index
  • JEL
    I24, I14, J00