A Note on the Causality between Health and Education
Using a panel data approach we investigate whether schooling causes health or health causes schooling. We found evidence that supports the influence of the level of health in increases in education and the influence of education growth in health improvements. This means that a healthier population enhances education growth and growth in education facilitates further growth in health. We have also concluded that the channel from health to education is stronger than the channel from education to health. (original abstract)
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