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Long shadow of the Berlin Wall


Do people born at different points of the economic cycle have different outcomes – and if so, why? Arnaud Chevalier and Olivier Marie examine the educational attainment and criminal activity of children born in East Germany in the few years after the fall of the Berlin Wall – a time when uncertainty about the future was extremely high.


Arnaud Chevalier and Olivier Marie

19 January 2015     Paper Number CEPCP436

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Education and skills programme.