I wonder if there is a subtle way in which the season you are born does affect you. A mother's health probably affects the unborn foetus, and her health in turn would be affected by the seasons. Carrying the child during the winter when people are often sick with flu/colds/other illness would affect the development of the child.
I just noticed these posts of 2016 which I think are interesting.
Is this an example of noble intentions to promote further education, (also see the titles of other papers then downloaded), while testing even my view that astrology is not fiction; below are extracts (two short sections of text) from:
NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES SEASON OF BIRTH AND LATER OUTCOMES: OLD QUESTIONS, NEW ANSWERS Kasey Buckles Daniel M. Hungerman Working Paper 14573 http://www.nber.org/papers/w14573 NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 December 2008
‘We find that women giving birth in the winter look different from other women: they are younger, less educated, and less likely to be married.’
‘These studies overwhelmingly show that children born in the winter months (or in the first quarter of the year) have relatively low educational attainment, wages, and (using metrics such as Armed Forces Qualification Test scores) intellectual ability.’
© 2008 by Kasey Buckles and Daniel M. Hungerman. All rights reserved. Short sections of text, not to exceed two paragraphs, may be quoted without explicit permission provided that full credit, including © notice, is given to the source.
Published: Kasey S. Buckles & Daniel M. Hungerman, 2013. "Season of Birth and Later Outcomes: Old Questions, New Answers," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(3), pages 711-724, July. citation courtesy of
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