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A Comment on "Family Ruptures, Stress, and the Mental Health of the Next Generation"

Authors: Nicolas Bearbaki

Persson and Rossin-Slater (2016b) claim to be the first to credibly estimate causal effects of fetal stress exposure on mental health in later life. They emphasize that their analysis is the first to control for non-random exposure to a relative’s death and non-random gestation length. In light of discoveries regarding prior literature, we find these claims to be exaggerated and misleading.

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[v1] 2016-06-01 16:14:09
[v2] 2016-06-02 09:01:48

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