Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Education and Health in Late-Life among High School Graduates: Cognitive versus Psychological Aspects of Human Capital

Higher academic performance in high school plays a critical role in better health throughout life. Using data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, the report looks at links between educational attainment, high school academic performance, personality and psychological characteristics, and late-life health among high school graduates.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-024
  • Author(s): Pamela Herd