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Child and Household Deprivation: A Relationship Beyond Household Socio-demographic Characteristics

Elena Barcena (), Maite Blázquez Cuesta (), Santiago Budría () and Ana Moro-Egido ()
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Santiago Budría: Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE), CEEAplA and IZA

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Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2017, vol. 132, issue 3, 1079-1098

Abstract: Abstract This paper aims to contribute to the literature on poverty and social exclusion by analysing the type of deprivation of the household where the child lives and the level of deprivation that child experiences. Using the EU-SILC 2009 module on deprivation for Spain, we find that the level of child deprivation varies among household types, that is, even after controlling for the socio-economic characteristics of the household and parents, the lack of certain items at the household level induces a more intense child deprivation. Therefore, we can conclude that there exists an association between child deprivation and the household deprivation profile that surpasses the socio-demographic characteristics of the household and parents.

Keywords: Child deprivation; Household deprivation profile; Social exclusion; Hierarchical data (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C29 I31 I32 J13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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