Life after Teenage Motherhood

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Teenage childbearing is linked to lower educational achievements, which may lead to longer-term effects on labour force participation and rates of living in low income, according to a new study from Statistics Canada. However, teenage mothers and adult mothers with similar levels of education also had similar labour market participations and rates of living in low income, suggesting that education is more important in determining labour force participation and income in the long run.         

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11/06/2008